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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Hodel tells Tevye that Perchik is in trouble but through no fault of his own. When Tevye expresses doubt, Hodel reminds him about the stories of _____________.
2. When everyone talks about big news, the audience is led to believe that Tzeitel and Motel _______________.
3. Long after Tzeitel's wedding, someone asks the rabbi if he's heard the news. The rabbi asks if it's more bad news, and the reply is ______________.
4. When Hodel prepares to marry Perchik, Tevye worries that there will be no one to perform a proper marriage. Hodel assures him that _______________.
5. When the villagers hear and share that there is big news in their village, they rush over to __________________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Compare 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 2Compare and contrast Tzeitel's two suitors, Motel the tailor and Lazar the butcher. 1. Why does the village overwhelmingly think that Tzeitel would be better off with Lazar? 2. How does Motel prove to be a good husband?
Essay Topic 3Tevye tries to strictly adhere to tradition, but often his heart wins out, resulting in a compromise with tradition. 1. Describe the internal turmoil Tevye feels as he is pulled in opposite directions by tradition and by his heartstrings. 2. Cite examples where he reaches a compromise. How does he manage to follow his heart while keeping his honor?
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