by John Updike
Rabbit, Run: Dagnabbit, Rabbit Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Rabbit, Run? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Rabbit suddenly want to do after going to Eccles’ church?
Become a minister
Pray, sing some songs, eat a wafer, drink wine and just generally go nuts
Marry Lucy Eccles
Have sex with his wife
Q. What does the baby get all over herself?
Tartar sauce. Don’t ask us how that happened.
Q. For what does Rabbit feel responsible?
His daughter’s death
The dissolution of his marriage
The French and Indian War
Q. Of what does Rabbit accuse Janice?
Throwing the baby out with the bath water
Not being a good mother
Setting fire to the house
Q. What does Rabbit tell Ruth he will do?
Pay for her to get an abortion
Give her a back rub, but only for a couple minutes, because his fingers are tired