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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Chava tries to talk to Tevye about the feelings she and Fyedka have for each other, Tevye says it would make him happy if _______________.
2. When the villagers hear and share that there is big news in their village, they rush over to __________________.
3. Some time after the wedding and the ruckus created by Russian soldiers, Tevye sits outside his home, talking to God. What does he start out talking about?
4. Through Tevye's conversation with God, what do we learn about Tzeitel and Motel after their wedding?
5. As Yente and other women of the village gossip, the story keeps changing. By the end of their gossiping, everyone mistakenly thinks that who has been arrested?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Even though tradition is important to Golde, she puts family first. Using examples, show how Golde serves as the one who keeps the family united.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the traditional roles for the papas, mamas, sons, and daughters of the village.
1. For each group, describe what aspects of their specified role brings about a sense of discontentment.
2. Despite this discontent, why are the villagers reluctant to bring about change?
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