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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why can't Nino attend the reception for Safar Khan in Shimran?
2. What is the purpose of the proposed Empire of Turan?
3. Why do some Persians believe Persia doesn't need an army?
4. In Chapter 28, what does Ali worry his diplomatic reception guests will expect from him as a host?
5. What rumor does Arslan spread about Ali and Nino?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What commentary does the author provide on politics and revolution? Explain how the author's word choice helps to develop these ideas.
Essay Topic 2
How are conflicts among religions discussed in this novel? How is religion a theme in "Ali and Nino"? What purpose does this theme serve?
Essay Topic 3
What is the role of women in this novel? What impacts this role?
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