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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What Paulina say is the only thing a woman asks for?
2. What is the title of Sorin's story idea?
3. What is Jacob carrying?
4. What does Trigorin say he has forgotten?
5. Who does Arkadina give three rubles to?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Examine Chekhov's writing style. How would you describe his style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does his style give to the story?
Essay Topic 3
Why do Simon and Masha get married if they are not both in love? In what way does Chekhov suggest that union could prove destructive? What effect could such marriage have on children?
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