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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Despite Golde's protests, what does Tevye decide about Chava?
2. In the final scene, where does Motel say he, Tzeitel, and the baby will be going to?
3. When Chava begs Tevye to accept her marriage with Fyedka, what does Tevye do?
4. Some time after Tzeitel and Motel's wedding, why is Hodel upset with Perchik?
5. Who helps the elderly rabbi to the table?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Motel, Perchik, and Fyedka, the men who marry three of Tevye's daughters.
1. Which one does Tevye seem to favor? Why?
2. What lessons does Tevye learn, directly or indirectly, from each of his sons-in-law?
Essay Topic 2
The Jews and the Russians represent two very different worlds trying to live together in a small, remote village.
1. Describe the attempts each group makes to reach out to the other.
2. Why is the relationship between the Jews and the Russians doomed in the end? Is this outcome evident from the beginning? Explain.
3. How does the forbidden relationship between Chava and Fyedka offer a small sliver of hope in the end?
Essay Topic 3
Select one character that goes through a major transformation from the beginning of the story to the conclusion.
1. How does he or she transform?
2. Does this transformation have greater ramifications in the village?
3. Is this individual a better person in the end because of the transformation? Why or why not?
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