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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Khlestakov say he feels a pounding?
2. What do the merchants say the Governor makes people swallow?
3. What do the merchants want from Khlestakov?
4. Where does Anna want to live?
5. What does Khlestakov say the town is not?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the differences between a play and a film in terms of the following:
Essay Topic 2
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR is translated from Russian into English. How much meaning can a play loses through a translation? What aspects of the play do you think would be the most difficult to express in English? How do you think a translator can overcome these difficulties?
Essay Topic 3
The Government Inspector books greatly influenced modern literature. Choose a book that you think was influenced by the play and discuss its similarities with the play in terms of the following:
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