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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. His other brother, Sergey, is only a year younger than Nabokov. The two are raised together, but what makes them different?
2. What does she tell him when he is finished reciting the poem?
3. Why does Sergey end up in a concentration camp?
4. How does she respond to his poem?
5. How does Nabokov's father die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Nabokov's family is exiled from Russia.
Part 1) Why?
Part 2) How is Nabokov's life is Western Europe?
Part 3) Although, Nabokov says his anger towards the Bolsheviks is due to his loss of country, how might his loss of wealth and status affect him?
Essay Topic 2
This autobiographical work ends with the family leaving on a boat for the United States.
Part 1) What might be the reason they decide to immigrate to the United States?
Part 2) What struggles might the family encounter? Why?
Part 3) Will Nabokov be successful in the United States? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Nabokov has always had difficulty sleeping.
Part 1) Why?
Part 2) What is the purpose of an autobiography?
Part 3) What is the purpose of this autobiography?
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