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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do police determine that Mitya should be taken back to and the investigation continued?
2. Who confesses to Ivan that he killed Fyodor?
3. What does the audience say they believe should be the verdict in Mitya's trial while the jurors go into deliberation?
4. What does the prosecutor begin his final speech talking about in Mitya's trial?
5. Who does Ivan go to see when he returns from Moscow in Book 11, Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Mitya after the police and prosecutors read his statement in Part 3, Book 9, Chapter 9?
2. How does the defense attorney describe Fyodor in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 13?
3. How does Mitya react when the police make him take off his clothes for examination?
4. How is Kolya described when he is first seen in Part 4, Book 10, Chapter 1?
5. How are Fetyukovich's attempts to accuse Smerdyakov received in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 12?
6. What is the nature of the discussion between Ivan and Smerdyakov in Part 4, Book 11, Chapter 6?
7. What is the nature of the voices Ivan hears in Part 4, Book 11, Chapter 9?
8. Why does the court refute the possibility of Smerdyakov killing Fyodor in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 9?
9. Describe Mitya's plea to the court in Part 4, Book 12, Chapter 14.
10. How does the judge react when Kirillovich begins quoting from the Bible loudly during Mitya's trial?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the nature of Mitya's use of violence. What does Mitya's use of violence say about the nature of his character and his need for control?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the irony of the chapter titles in the book. What reason might the author have to impart such irony?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of manipulation in the book. How do characters like Grushenka and Fyodor use manipulation to accomplish their goals?
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