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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Vassily now serve as doctor?
2. Who is playing the violin?
3. What is Vasily's profession?
4. In what way does Arkady say Katya is like Anna?
5. What does Pavel challenge Bazarov to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Fathers and Sons is written in the third person. Why do you think Turgenev chose to write the story in the third person? How do you think the meaning of the story would of changed if it was written in the third person?
Essay Topic 2
The main themes in the novel are redemption through love, generational gaps and true human nature. Take one of these themes and discuss how Turgenev expresses them in the book? Why do you think these themes were important concerns in 1850s Russia?
Essay Topic 3
Identify the main themes of the story. Why do you think these themes are so important to the story? How does Turgenev use character and setting to express these themes?
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