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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 wasn't Ivan afraid of?
2. What did Ivan note about Dimitri?
3. What did Ruth sense out of Ivan's parents?
4. What happens to the plane that Katerina and Ivan were supposed to be on?
5. Where were Ivan and Katerina headed?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Ivan troubled with continuing and finishing the last few touches of his dissertation?
2. What prompts Ivan to get the message?
3. What was the effect of the weapons of the future against the peasants of the Widow's army?
4. How does Ivan tell Katerina she will be perceived by the people in his world if she doesn't wear clothes?
5. Why is it an issue to call out Katerina's name and why must Ivan do so?
6. What happened when Ivan attempted to eat the chicken that Ruth brought, and what happened as a result?
7. Why doesn't Ivan want to bring rockets into Taina?
8. For what reasons does Katerina decide to leave the people of Taina?
9. What happened to Ruth's brownies?
10. How did the fire work in Ivan and Sergei's favor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
Although Bear initially went to kill Ivan, he seems to have had a change of heart once Ivan frees him. Discuss this change of heart, and Bear's actions afterwards, and what this suggests about not only his desire to kill Ivan, but also about his relationship with Yaga.
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