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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Yegudkin's wife sit while he teaches?
2. What does Yegudkin tell Jack of Russia and its power?
3. What does Yegudkin look like?
4. How does Dale react to being home?
5. What position does Jack play in the orchestra?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jack and Dale both struggle with both the question of the existence of God and the existence of good and evil after David's death. Discuss both character's different approaches to the struggle with these two topics.
Essay Topic 2
Three of the characters in this short story, Dale, Jack and Yegudkin, find redemption in their lives. What is each man's form of redemption? Compare and contrast them.
Essay Topic 3
How is Jack's experience with death and loss similar to that of Yegudkin? How is it different?
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