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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. What looked merciful compared to what Baba Yaga inflicted upon those who opposed her?
2. What had Ivan's body been shaped by?
3. Why did Yaga take pains to sever the eye at the back of the optic nerve?
4. What does Ruth's mother keep saying about Ivan?
5. What had Yaga's name been, long ago?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the Princess think of Ivan?
2. How did Ivan justify what he had seen and heard in the forest as a child?
3. What did Baba Yaga wish to gain from Bear?
4. What was Yaga supposed to have felt, but didn't?
5. How did Ivan's relationship with his mother differ from his relationship with his father?
6. What is the problem with obtaining parchment?
7. In what ways was the young man that had rescued the princess not what Yaga had suspected?
8. What did Vanya's parents fear? What did they decide to do about it?
9. Why couldn't Yaga simply kill the girl and take over the kingdom?
10. What was the difference in the way cousin Marek and Ivan had gained their muscles and toned bodies?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the influences at work that finally allowed Katerina and Ivan to resolve their differences and realize that they loved each other. Explain what kinds of things stood in their way and what comments, situations and influences encouraged their love to grow.
Essay Topic 2
Bear doesn't immediately go after Yaga, despite all that she had put him through. Suggest reasons for this, and for the rationale that Yaga has that Bear might come back. Explain the rationale behind each reason.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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