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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Gurov not dare to do when he approaches Anna in the theater?
2. What do Anna and Gurov begin to feel as the musicians begin tuning their instruments in the theater?
3. What street does Gurov stroll down in the beginning of Chapter 3?
4. In what setting does Chapter 3 begin?
5. What does Gurov consider the musicians at the theater to be?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss "Adultery" as it is presented in the text. What are the characters' feelings regarding adultery? How does this thematically interact with the other themes of the story.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of "Nature" in The Lady with the Pet Dog. How is this theme both a symbol and a theme? How does the symbolism inform the theme?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of "Morality" as it applies to the novella. What is Chekhov's depiction of morality? How do his characters' actions exhibit this theme?
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