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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What meal is Trigorin eating?
2. What does Trigorin say Constantine's writing verges on?
3. What kind of music is heard in the distance?
4. What is Medviedenko's job?
5. Which of the servants wishes Akadina a good trip?
Essay Topic 1
Pick two characters from the play and discuss their goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?
Essay Topic 2
Why is Constantine jealous of Boris? How can Constantine get over his jealousy of Boris? Does Constantine gives into such feelings of jealousy too easily?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the play's themes?
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