Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this novel. All sentences are from the novel. Figurative language includes: "When sorrow ceases to be speculative, sleep sees her opportunity." "The pair were in truth but the ashes of their former fires." "Having been lying down in her clothes, she was warm as a sunned cat." "He looked at the fire of logs, with its one flame pirouetting on the top in a dying dance." "The university as a step to anything but ordination seemed . . . a preface without a volume."