Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Part I, Chapter 1, A Telephone Call at Dawn | Part I, Chapter 2, The Red-Haired Professor
1. Who is Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg and why is she awakened early in the morning on December 1, 1934?
2. Who is Professor Elvov and how does he have bearing on Ginzburg's life?
Short Essay Question - Part I, Chapter 3, Prelude | Part I, Chapter 4, Snowball
3. Who summons Ginzburg after Elvov's arrest; what do they want with her, and how does she respond?
4. What does Alexandra Alexandrovna advise Ginzburg?
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