Fathers & Sons: Summary & Author


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According to Ernest Hemingway, ''Prose is architecture'' and not which of the following elements?

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1. How did Ernest Hemingway die?

2. In Fathers and Sons, through what topics does Nick's mind wander as he is driving?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about Ernest Hemingway's literary style and his short story, Fathers and Sons. You'll be required to know how Hemingway died and answer questions about the characters and events in Fathers and Sons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Complete Hemingway's statement that begins with 'Prose is architecture'
  • Understand the nature of Hemingway's death
  • Recall what Nick thinks about while driving in Fathers and Sons
  • Assess Nick's description of his father
  • Identify who was with Nick in the car throughout the entire story

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you exercise the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson on Hemingway's Fathers & Sons
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Fathers and Sons to answer questions about the story's plot and characters
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Ernest Hemingway's death

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Fathers & Sons: Summary & Author provides more information on this short story by Hemingway. The lesson will help you:

  • Understand the literary movement that Hemingway was a part of
  • Learn about Hemingway's iceberg theory
  • Know the themes that Hemingway explores in Fathers and Sons