Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do they hire the village schoolmaster, though he is not technically one of the family's regular tutors?
2. What do Yuri and Nabokov invent?
3. Who does Nabokov meet at the age of sixteen?
4. Vladimir is raised by his own share of governesses and tutors but where does he go at the age of 13?
5. Who does Nabokov marry?
Nabokov seems to have a close relationship with his father.
Part 1) Describe their relationship.
Part 2) Compare and contrast Nabokov's relationship with his father and his relationship with his mother.
Part 3) What are possible reasons for the differences in the two relationships?
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?
Nabokov includes a chapter about butterflies.
Part 1) Why does he include this chapter?
Part 2) What does this say about Nabokov as a person?
Part 3) Must the author's purpose for a work be the only basis for studying and analyzing that work? Why or why not?
This section contains 240 words
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