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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. Into whose head did Baba Yaga place dissent?
2. Where did Katerina think that Ivan was from?
3. Who is it that first brings to light Ivan's wearing of Katerina's hoose?
4. Why couldn't Ivan walk away and leave this task to someone else?
5. What can't Ivan do while in Taina?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ivan need to do in order to go home?
2. Why is it an issue to call out Katerina's name and why must Ivan do so?
3. What was Yaga supposed to have felt, but didn't?
4. Why couldn't Ivan simply bring the book in his arms into his time?
5. What did Baba Yaga wish to gain from Bear?
6. Why is Nadya hesitant to show the Princess' hoose to her son and Father Lukas?
7. What was Katerina's justification for their treatment and purchase of slaves?
8. How did Katerina react when Ivan said the witch's name?
9. Why did Ruth think she had the upper hand when she saw Katerina?
10. What bothered Ivan about his relationship with his father and why?
Essay Topic 1
Ivan realizes that the fairy tales that Sergei had written down were the echos of older religions. In essay form, discuss ancient fairy tales in this light, and attempt to draw some parallels from ancient fairy tales and pagan religions, or conversely, the modern versions of the fairy tales and Christianity.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the differing opinions of things from Katerina and Ivan's time. Explain how, as a being of both time frames, Marek aka Mozhaiski is a good intermediary to explain how things work.
Essay Topic 3
Card provides a background story for Yaga that creates sympathy for her. Suggest reasons why Card does this, and doesn't create a background story for Katerina, regarding how she grew up, or Dimitri for why he is so quick to anger, or Bear for how he became a God.
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