Question 1 of 12
From the historical clues, the reader can determine the story took place _____.
Question 2 of 12
The tone Lewis used to convey his attitude toward business practices is _____.
Question 3 of 12
Myra Babbitt was a person who _____.
Question 4 of 12
How were George Babbitt and Paul Riesling alike?
Question 5 of 12
Ted had a party for "his set in the Senior Class." From George and Myra's exchange at the party, the reader can conclude that ______.
Question 6 of 12
George Babbitt had a conversation with Seneca Doane aboard the train as he was returning from Maine. What insight does the reader gain about George from this scene?
Question 7 of 12
When George visited Zilla for the first time since Paul had shot her, he found her feelings toward Paul to be _____.
Question 8 of 12
George was holding a flat for Sidney Finkelstein, but he broke that promise. Why?
Question 9 of 12
When did George join the Good Citizens' League?
Question 10 of 12
What does the following quote imply about Babbitt? "The office was his pirate ship, but the car was his perilous excursion ashore."
Question 11 of 12
Near the end of the novel, how can the reader tell that Myra was not satisfied with her role as the modern-day housewife?
Question 12 of 12
In general, by which means did George Babbitt's individuality become enslaved?
by Sinclair Lewis
Quiz: 16705 EN Level: 7.8 UG
This tale relates the story of a conniving, prosperous real estate man who becomes one of the most convincing and ugly figures in American fiction.