Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Yakov begins thinking many evil thoughts after he stops keeping track of the days. Who does Yakov think evil thoughts about?
2. One day, Yakov receives something from Marfa. What is it?
3. Where does the person visiting Yakov encourage Yakov to look for salvation?
4. What does Yakov's reading in Chapter 7, Part 3 do to his temperament?
5. When is the next time the prosecutor comes to visit Yakov?
Identify four of the people that are on the side of the prosecution against Yakov for the murder of Zhenia. Then, compare and contrast the backgrounds, experiences, and opinions of the four prosecution members you identified when Zhenia was first found murdered. Is each member of the group necessary in order for the prosecution to build its case against Yakov? Why or why not? Is any member of the group expendable? Why or why not? What might have been different if these group members were not involved with the case? Explain your reasoning.
Clearly, anti-Semitism plays a central role in the development of the characters and the plot of the story.
a. Define anti-Semitism and describe what anti-Semitism is and what it is not.
b. How does the author use anti-Semitism to develop his characters and the story's plot?
c. Why does the author use anti-Semitism in the story? What does the author hope to gain?
d. How might the story have been impacted if the anti-Semitism piece had been completely left out? Would the story have been richer? More dramatic? Why or why not?
Compare and contrast Yakov Bok and B.A. Bibikov.
a. How are the two characters similar? How are they different?
b. Compare the role that justice plays in each of their lives. How is each character affected by the concept of justice - both positively and negatively?
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