The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Short Response Questions on Chapters 1-5


Name: ..................................................................Period: ........................ Date: ..................................


Directions:
Answer the following questions in the spaces provided.


1. What was Robert Cohn’s claim to fame while a student at Princeton University? What was his motivation in doing this?




2. What does Cohn do in New York that makes women feel attracted to him and changes him so he is no longer pleasant to be around?




3. What does Cohn do for pleasure that also helps him to earn extra money?




4. Why does Cohn want to go to South America and who does he want to go with him?




5. What does the Jake, the narrator and the protagonist, do for a living?




6. Jake picks up a girl named Georgette at the Napolitain. What turns him off about her?




7. Jake, Georgette, and some of his friends go out dancing. Who does Jake meet up with and leave with?




8. What happened to Jake during the war that forever changed his life? (Be specific!)




9. Count Mippipopolous offers Lady Brett ten thousand dollars to go to Biarritz with him. Why does she refuse the offer?




10. How did Jake originally meet Lady Brett?