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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. While Yente talks with Golde about possible matches for her youngest daughters, several men come to the house and ask for ______________.
2. Some time after Tzeitel and Motel's wedding, why is Hodel upset with Perchik?
3. In his conversation with God following the wedding, what else does Tevye mention to God as needing attention?
4. When Yente hands a letter to Tzeitel, what else does she say?
5. As Tevye sits and talks to God after Tzeitel and Motel are married, what does he request?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Describe the tenuous friendship between Tevye and the constable.
1. Explain how the fiddler on the roof serves as a perfect representation of what this friendship is built upon.
2. Discuss how each of the following figures into this unusual friendship: Humor, caution, trust, betrayal.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Tevye and Golde's five daughters. How does each one break the traditional mold?
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