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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 is the specialty of the doctor in "Yuletide Story"?
2. When the couple in "Sunstroke" wakes up in the morning, what does the lieutenant smell in the air?
3. What does the aunt of the middle-aged citizen want from the doctor?
4. Where do the narrator of "The Death of Dolgushov" and Grishchuk get fired upon near the town by enemy scouts?
5. Martin Martinych's face is as if it is made of clay, like many faces, back to whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the condition Dolgushov is in when he is found. Who has done this to him?
2. How is the doctor in "Yuletide Story" described?
3. What does the doctor say that Varka's father should do in the dream she has while holding the baby?
4. Why does Selikhov come over to Martin Martinych's place?
5. What does the lieutenant in "Sunstroke" do when he goes back to the hotel room alone?
6. What happens to the narrator and Grishchuk as evening falls in "The Death of Dolgushov"?
7. In "The Death of Dolgushov", what does a wounded delegate say when Vytyagaichenko is leaving him and the other wounded and how does Vytyagaichenko respond?
8. Why is Varka so tired?
9. What do the three brothers do during the summer months in "In Bondage"?
10. What happens to Varka's father in the hospital and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is it that Varka becomes a nanny to the cobbler's baby? What has happened to her family? How is she treated by the cobbler and his wife?
Essay Topic 2
In "The Death of Dolgushov", what has happened in battle to cause Korochayev's situation? What does Afonka think will happen to him? Why?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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