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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the word "chistilshchik" translate to in English, as indicated in Chapter 4 (52)?
2. What code name has Dominika been given by headquarters in Chapter 12?
3. How old is Nate Nash said to be in Chapter 1?
4. What is the Executive Action Department of the SVR referred to as in Chapter 4?
5. What is General Korchnoi's position?
Short Essay Questions
1. What information is established regarding MARBLE in Chapter 1?
2. Who pursues Nate in Chapter 1? How does he escape?
3. Who is Vladimir Putin and what role does he play in Red Sparrow?
4. What does Dominika say she wants to do in the future during her meeting with Uncle Vanya in Chapter 5? What is his response?
5. What are considered as different incentives for Dominika to become a double agent? What incentive is the one that works?
6. Who is Marta Yelenova and how is she described?
7. What are Dominika's first perceptions of Korchnoi?
8. Why is Marta killed?
9. What position does Vanya Egorov hold? How did he come to this position?
10. Who is Marty Gable? What is his position and how is he described?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and discuss the character of Dominka Egorova in Red Sparrow. What are Dominika's objectives in the novel? What obstacles does she face? How does she overcome those obstacles? How does Dominika's character evolve in the story?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the plot structure of Red Sparrow. Where in the narrative does the rising action begin? Where does the climax occur and what takes place in the climax? What information does the reader learn in the falling action and denouement of the story?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the political relationship between the United States and Russia as depicted in Red Sparrow. How does the author characterize Putin? Why do you think the author does not depict a specific American leader? How valid are the author's depictions regarding this relationship?
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