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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where could Sorin spend a whole year if Arkadina gave him 1000 rubles?
2. Where has Constanine been criticized?
3. Who pays Constantine for his stories?
4. What is Jacob carrying?
5. Where does Trigorin say he has left his cane?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Chekhov's life. In what way is his life and personality is reflected in the book? In what ways is he like or unlike the characters?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
What symbolism does Chekhov use in the play? Why does there tend to be more symbolism in theatre than in other arts?
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