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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Arkadina say is late?
2. Which of the following did the students not send Arkadina?
3. What do Paulina and Arkadina put in the middle of the room?
4. Where does Masha say is the only place to find hopeless love?
5. What does Trigorin say brings happiness on earth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the values of the 1900s.
In what ways are the characters a product of their time?
How does the play express the changes Russian was going through at the time?
Does modern society share any values with 1900s Russia?
Essay Topic 2
THE SEA GULL greatly influenced modern literature. Choose a book that you think was influenced by the play and discuss its similarities swath the novel in terms of the following:
Essay Topic 3
Compare American and Russian culture.
What are the differences between the two cultures?
In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?
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