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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 did Esther fill the basin with?
2. What word did Ivan not know in Old Church Slavonic?
3. Where did Katerina think that Ivan was from?
4. What happened when Ivan crossed the threshold of Katerina's world?
5. What was the name of the old woman who Ivan's mother used to bring things to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does rock and roll represent to Vanya's father?
2. What did Vanya's parents fear? What did they decide to do about it?
3. In what ways was the young man that had rescued the princess not what Yaga had suspected?
4. How did Bear figure that things had worked out pretty evenly?
5. Why doesn't Ivan want to bring rockets into Taina?
6. What shamed Katerina about the airplane, how did she react, and how did she rebuke herself for doing so?
7. What information does Bear give to Katerina to help her?
8. For what reasons does Katerina decide to leave the people of Taina?
9. What did Baba Yaga wish to gain from Bear?
10. How does Ivan justify his wearing the princess' hoose?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ivan explains to his son how they can't bring certain medicines back from their time to the time of Taina. Discuss not only Ivan's rationale for this, but also other potential ramifications of medicines being created in the early 900's. Explain the kinds of impacts that would have, and the ripple effect of the introduction of modern medicine to an ancient people.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Utilizing modern feminism, condemn Katerina's attitude towards a husband's rights to her body and her actions, as well as her culture.
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