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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 Ivan's father suggest that he return to Russia for?
2. When Ivan thought about going home, where did he think about returning to?
3. What did the woman say to Ivan?
4. What was the woman dressed in?
5. What had been the burden on Ivan's shoulders?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Katerina react when Ivan said the witch's name?
2. What bothered Ivan about his relationship with his father and why?
3. How did Ivan's parents' sacrifice weigh heavily on his mind? How did this affect the way he led his life?
4. How did Ivan justify what he had seen and heard in the forest as a child?
5. How does Ivan justify his wearing the princess' hoose?
6. Why was it unrealistic that Vanya was imagining Abraham in the forest and countryside? Why didn't this stop him from his fantasy?
7. What is the problem with obtaining parchment?
8. What was Katerina's justification for their treatment and purchase of slaves?
9. What does Ivan need to do in order to go home?
10. What had Yaga done to convey her message to her late husband?
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
Although towards the end, Ivan is concerned that he has changed history, he remembers instances in which Ivan is mentioned several times in the modern versions of the fairy tales. Suggest reasons why Ivan wasn't concerned about this the moment he went back in time, although it is a consideration often mentioned in literature regarding time travel of any kind.
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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