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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Gurov overtaken by a need to share with someone in Chapter 3?
2. What is a sturgeon?
3. What is the first thing that Anna says to Gurov in the stairwell of the theater?
4. What does Gurov not dare to do when he approaches Anna in the theater?
5. Fill in the blank: "He did not dream of Anna, she accompanied him everywhere he went like __________."
Essay Topic 1
Describe the actions and objectives employed by Gurov as he attempts to meet Anna. Give examples from the text of an action and an objective and define these terms in your response.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the transformation which Gurov undergoes in the course of the novella. How is this transformation the basis of the structural components of the story?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the rising of tension in Chapter 3. What is the danger involved for the main characters? What stylistic techniques does the author employ to achieve this rising tension?
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