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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the fence surrounding Anna's house studded with?
2. What does the sign say, which Anna and Gurov stop below to talk in the theater?
3. Gurov's daughter asks him, "Why isn't there any _____ in winter"?
4. What does Anna's husband appear to do with every step he takes?
5. What is one of the major themes of The Lady with the Pet Dog?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
What imagery is depicted in The Lady with the Pet Dog? Define the terms "imagery, "simile," and "metaphor." Give examples of each in your response.
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