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Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Cancer


by Henry Miller

Tropic of Cancer: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. In the novel, Henry generally thinks of women as what?

Lost souls
Q. Van Norden compares a prostitute's vagina to what?

A question mark
An exclamation point
A zero
A period
Q. How does Miller tend to think about the past?

He rejects it
He idealizes it
He express ambivalence about it
He watches home videos of it
Q. How does Miller view poverty?

As a desperate state of affairs
As a challenge
As something to laugh at
As part of the artistic experience
Q. Henry compares Paris to what?

A whore
A good friend