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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Arkady think that Bazarov has come to tell him?
2. Which other character has remarried?
3. Who does Anna say she is now interested in?
4. What does Pavel ask to borrow from Fenitchka?
5. How long has it been since Arina and Vassily have seen their son?
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
Fathers 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:
Essay Topic 3
Examine Turgenev's writing style. How would you describe Turgenev's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? Does he use any specific writing techniques? What meaning does Turgenev's style give to the story?
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