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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What item of the master's is Varka asked to clean?
2. In front of the Icon in "Sleepy", what color light is burning?
3. In "The Death of Dolgushov", who is the disgraced commander of the Fourth Division?
4. What is the specialty of the doctor in "Yuletide Story"?
5. What is the name of the middle-aged citizen, according to his aunt who comes to the doctor the day after his visit?
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 the situation of Major Kovalyov's missing nose in Gogol's "The Nose" resolve itself? Who is the blamed for the situation? Where is this person caught? Does the Nose eventually appear back onto Major Kovalyov's? If so, how?
Essay Topic 3
In "A Living Relic", how does Lukerya's malady manifest itself? What draws her outside in the middle of the night? What happens as a result? Describe the progression of her illness discussing how she ends up in the bee hut.
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