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The Dead

Short Answer Quiz

  1. Why does Gabriel worry about his speech? What do his concerns say about his character?

  1. At the party, how do the Morkan sisters rely on Gabriel? Later, in the hotel room, how does Gabriel feel about his relationship with the sisters?

  1. What aspects of the story relate particularly to Ireland or Irish culture? 

  1. How does Gabriel react when he learns of his wife’s youthful memories? 

  1. Who are the "dead" referred to in the title?

  1. What are Gabriel’s thoughts as he watches the snow fall in the story’s final paragraph?

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