Flashcards in Chapter One Deck (46):
Cohn was once the champion boxer at Princeton for what category?
Did Cohn like boxing?
Why did Cohn box?
To counteract the feeling and insecurity and shyness he felt as being a Jew at Princeton
Where was the only place that Cohn ever fought?
In the gym
What did Spider Kelly tell all his young men to box like?
Who was Spider Kelly's star pupil?
What happened the first time Cohn boxed?
Spider Kelly overmatched him and Cohn got his nose permanently flattened
What kind of people does Jake mistrust?
All frank and simple people
What does Jake believer could be the real reasons that Cohn's nose is actually flattened?
He saw something, his mother saw something, a horse stepped on his face, or his mother had been frightened
Who granted Cohn access to one of the richest Jewish communities in New York?
Who granted Cohn access to one of the oldest families in New York?
Where did Cohn prep for Princeton?
At a military prep school
What did Cohn play while at his military prep school?
A very good end on the football team
What made Cohn bitter?
The fact that he was a nice,shy, friendly boy
Who did Cohn marry?
The first girl who was nice to him
How long was Cohn married?
How many kids did Cohn have?
How much money did his father leave him?
Who did the balance of Cohn's father's estate go to?
Who did Cohn's wife leave him for?
A miniature painter
Where did Cohn go after the divorce?
The Coast, California
What kind of people did Cohn fall in amongst in California?
What review did Cohn back while in California?
Where did Cohn's review publish?
It started in Carmel, California and finished in Provincetown, Massachusetts
What was Cohn's position in the review at the start of its publication?
As a member of the advisory board on the editorial board
What was Cohn's position in his review by the time it finished publication?
As the sole editor
Why did Cohn give up his magazine?
Because it became too expensive
What happened to Cohn with women while with the magazine?
He was taken in hand b a woman who hoped to rise with the magazine
Why did Cohn's lady become disgusted with Cohn?
Because she realized that the magazine was not going to rise
Where did Cohn and his lady go after America and why?
They went to Europe where the lady had been educated
How long did Cohn and his lady stay in Europe?
How did Cohn and his lady spend their three years in Europe?
Two in Paris and one in travel
Who were Cohn's two friends?
Braddocks and Jake
What kind of friend was Braddocks to Cohn?
He was his literary friend
What kind of friend was Cohn to Jake?
He was his tennis friend
What was Cohn's lady's name?
How did Frances's attitude change towards Cohn while in Europe?
She found that her looks were going during the second year and she went from careless possession and exploitation to absolute determination that Cohn should marry her
What was Cohn's allowance from his mother?
$300 a month
Why was Cohn unhappy in Europe?
Because he would rather have been in America
What did Cohn discover while in Europe?
How was Cohn's novel?
It wasn't a bad novel according to the critics but it was actually very good
What did Cohn do while in Europe?
He read books, played bridge, tennis and boxed
Where did Jake and Cohn and his lady dine at when Jake came aware of Frances's attitude towards Cohn?
At I'Avenue and then Cafe Versailles
Where did Cohn suggest that he and Jake go for a vacation?
To Strasburg and walk up to Saint Odile or somewhere else in the Alsace
Why did Cohn get Jake kicked under the table?
Because Jake mentioned a girl he knew in Strasburg?