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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the guest at dinner?
2. What would turning right take the two young men?
3. Whose door does Pavel knock on when he returns to the house?
4. How does Fenitchka feel about having Pavel in her room?
5. What does Bazarov tell Arkady about?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Fathers and Sons is part of the philosophical and political genre.
1) What are the conventions of the The Fathers and Sons genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2) In what way did The Fathers and Sons help to set the template for similar novels? Do modern novels still use the ideas used in The Fathers and Sons?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Russia culture.
1) What influence have Russia had on the world as a whole? What influence have they had on America?
2) What famous people have come from Russia? What influence have Russia had in the arts and in politics?
3) What is Turgenev's view on his motherland is. If he happy about the changes occurring in his country?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss whether you think this statement is true or false; The Fathers and Sons foreshadows communism and Bazarov is an early example of a Bolshevik. Use two examples from the novel to support your argument.
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