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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. Who is it that first brings to light Ivan's wearing of Katerina's hoose?
2. Only a fool would want to live through what?
3. What does Katerina ask of her father?
4. Why couldn't Ivan walk away and leave this task to someone else?
5. What did the merchant beg for?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Ivan solve the problem of the bear?
2. What bothered Ivan about his relationship with his father and why?
3. What does Ivan need to do in order to go home?
4. What was the difference in the way cousin Marek and Ivan had gained their muscles and toned bodies?
5. How did Ivan's parents' sacrifice weigh heavily on his mind? How did this affect the way he led his life?
6. For what reasons did Ivan resent Princess Katerina?
7. How did Ivan's relationship with his mother differ from his relationship with his father?
8. What did Vanya's parents fear? What did they decide to do about it?
9. In what ways was the young man that had rescued the princess not what Yaga had suspected?
10. What happened to Esther when Ivan rescued the princess Katerina?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Utilizing modern feminism, condemn Katerina's attitude towards a husband's rights to her body and her actions, as well as her culture.
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
From Sergei's perspective, the reader learns that most of the fairy tales were used to scare children. Discuss why this is no longer practiced as a matter of cause in modern times, and the resources available to disprove such scare tactics, and make the argument for whether or not the world is more or less frightening for children.
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