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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 3, what is Princess Zasyekin involved in?
2. How does Vladimir react when he sees the girl in the garden for the first time?
3. Who does Princess Zasyekin have a run in with in Chapter 9?
4. How does Vladimir view his father?
5. Who is Fyodor?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vladimir's mother think about her sons interactions with Zinaida?
2. Describe Zinaida's behavior during dinner at Vladimir's home.
3. On what subject would Zinaida write poetry about? What is Maidanov's response?
4. How does Zinaida want Vladimir to prove his love to her? What is her response?
5. What are Vladimir's walks in the garden like?
6. What does Vladimir accuse Zinaida of in Chapter 18? What is Zinaida's reaction?
7. Describe Zinaida and Vladimir's farewell.
8. In Chapter 2, what is the woman Vladimir encounters in the garden like?
9. What happens during Vladimir's father's first meeting with Zinaida? What is Vladimir's reaction?
10. In the prologue, what does the host want to guests to discuss? Describe Nicolayevich's story.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the central conflict of Turgenev's book and how does he support this conflict throughout the story? Choose three examples from the text and discuss how these examples demonstrate the conflict of the story.
Essay Topic 2
What is the theme of Turgenev's book? Provide the definition of theme and how Turgenev supports this theme throughout the book. Cite specific examples from the book to prove its overall theme.
Essay Topic 3
Argue what you believe to be the climax of Turgenev's book. State specific examples from the book to make your argument.
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