Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Dear Jane Society?
2. Nafisi describes Austen as being most interested in depicting what?
3. How does Nafisi feel when she hears the announcement that Iraq has attacked Iran?
4. What happens to Sanaz when she is on vacation?
5. What subject do both Mike Gold and F. Scott Fitzgerald write about?
In Part 3, Chapter 18, Nafisi describes a "perfectly equipped failure." In Part 3, Chapter 26, Nafisi provides characteristics of a traditional heroine. Using the descriptions and characteristics provided in these chapters, write an essay that addresses the following questions:
1) Would Laleh be considered a heroine or a perfectly equipped failure?
2) Would Razieh be considered a heroine or a perfectly equipped failure?
3) Which does Nafisi consider more worthy of admiration, a heroine or a perfectly equipped failure?
Throughout the book, Nafisi uses language with strong sensory connections. Choose taste, touch, sight, smell, or hearing and write an essay that discusses the use of that sense in each of the four sections of the book. Why is this sense used? Is the sense always used by the same individual? Is it always used in the same way?
In "Reading Lolita in Tehran," the novels and their authors take on the role of characters, contributing to the storyline, advancing the plot, and interacting with the other characters (Nafisi and her students). Choose one of the major novels ("Lolita," "The Great Gatsby") or one of the major authors (James, Austen) and describe how Nafisi treats the book or writer as a character in the memoir.
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