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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Fenitchka when she arrived at Nikolai's house?
2. Which other character has remarried?
3. What has Arkady requested in his letter to Anna?
4. How long do Arkady and Bazarov stay at Nikolskoe?
5. What does Arkady think that Bazarov has come to tell him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Fathers and Sons is a famous book which has greatly influenced modern literature. Choose a book written after Fathers and Sons that you think was influenced by the novel and discuss there similarities in terms of: a) Plot b) Character c) Themes
Essay Topic 2Pick a character from the novel and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Why? Do the share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 3Examine nihilism and liberalism. What are the differences between the two schools of thought? Why do the students think that nihilism became a important movement in 1850s Russia? Why do you think the younger generation got sick of liberal attitudes? How did liberalism and nihilism evolve?
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