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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what way does Arkady say Katya is like Anna?
2. Where does Arkady say he is going when he leaves to visit Katya?
3. What does Bazarov try to do with Fenitchka at the arbor?
4. How many weddings take place at Nikolai's farm?
5. What does Arkady want Nikolai to do with Fenitchka?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Turgenev's life. In what way do you think his life and personality is reflected in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Look at the structure of the novel.
1) How does Turgenev use character and dialogue to drive the narrative.
2) Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?
3) Away from the main character Bazarov examine the way Turgenev uses the other characters in the story. When does she introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
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