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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Beliayev and Natalya discuss in Act 4, Part 3, when does Beliayev plan to leave?
2. What caused Natalya and Beliayev not to be friends previously?
3. How old is Bolshintsov?
4. Under what type of tree were Vera and Natalya strolling before entering the scene in Act 5, Part 2?
5. Who is wearing a new suit in Act 5, Part 2?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how Turgenev uses minor characters for comic relief in the play.
Essay Topic 2
List all the characters who choose to leave Natalya's household and why. What effect will this exodus have on the characters who remain in the household?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Shpigelski's behavior around his patients, particularly the wealthy patients such as Natalya, with his perception of himself, as stated to Liza in Act 4.
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