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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. When the guests come to the house, in "Sleepy" what is Varka asked to run and get from the store?
2. In "The Death of Dolgushov", who has reached the woods and posted their machine guns nearby?
3. In front of the Icon in "Sleepy", what color light is burning?
4. In "In Bondage," what does Antoshka say the peasants do to each other when they get mad?
5. In "The Death of Dolgushov", what city has the enemy been beaten out of in a counterattack?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "In Bondage", what happens during the dinner party of Paka's mother and afterward?
2. How does Zamyatin describe the bedroom where Martin Martinych and Masha stay in "The Cave"?
3. In "Sunstroke", why is the woman unwilling to continue her relationship with the lieutenant?
4. What does Zoshchenko write about "Yuletide Story"?
5. In "Sunstroke", how does the woman react to the lieutenant's suggestion that they get off the boat together?
6. What does Grishchuk say about women and why?
7. How are the conditions at the Obertyshevs' place?
8. Describe the condition Dolgushov is in when he is found. Who has done this to him?
9. What happens when Varka decides she must be free of what shackles her at the end of Sleepy?
10. Why does Selikhov come over to Martin Martinych's place?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the story of the prodigal son on the stationmaster's wall in "The Stationmaster", by Pushkin. How does this allegory relate to the stationmaster's daughter in the main story?
Essay Topic 2
How does Paka describe what has supposedly happened to his real mother to the three brothers? What do they think of the situation? What do they do about it? What happens as a result of their actions?
Essay Topic 3
What is Ivan Ivanovich's impression of the scene at the funeral he attends in "Bobok"? What does he say of the mourners? The smell? What is his impression of the faces of the corpses?
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