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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What disgusts Firs about the guests in Act 3?
2. By how much does Deriganov keep raising at the auction?
3. How much money does the Countess send to buy the estate?
4. What does Lyubov drop from her handkerchief in Act 3?
5. Who buys the cherry orchard at the auction?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is Chekhov's own life reflected within The Cherry Orchard? Which character do you think reflects Chekhov's personal point of view? Why?
Essay Topic 2
How is slavery and serfdom viewed by the characters in The Cherry Orchard? Cite examples of the differences of various characters' viewpoints on the Emancipation.
Essay Topic 3
Do you think that Lyubov's actions have directly led to the consequences in the play? How have they or have they not?
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