The Thing Around Your Neck: Summary & Analysis


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In The Thing Around Your Neck, which story centers on a woman seeking asylum in the United States?

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1. In The Thing Around Your Neck, which story has a male narrator ?

2. In The Thing Around Your Neck, which story talks about 'cult boys'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet look at the stories within The Thing Around Your Neck. You'll find questions about the content of the stories as well as their characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions involving these aspects of The Thing Around Your Neck:

  • Which story focuses on a woman looking for asylum in the U.S.
  • The story with a male narrator in the book
  • Which story discusses 'cult boys'
  • The short story involving women hiding from a riot
  • The character of a writer in the book

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important details from the lesson on the narratives within The Thing Around Your Neck
  • Making connections - use your knowledge to match characters with their correlating stories
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between the stories discussed in the lesson

Additional Learning

To study this short story collection in more detail, you can check out the accompanying lesson, The Thing Around Your Neck: Summary & Analysis. This lesson is composed of the following objectives:

  • Analyze the stories of the collection
  • Discover the author of this collection
  • Find out the main theme running through the stories