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?
What is significant about Nabokov's time spent in Biarritz? What does one learn about his character and view of women?
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?
There is a great gulf between classes in early-twentieth century Russia.
Part 1) What evidence from the text proves this statement.
Part 2) How does this separation of classes affect Russia?
Part 3) How might Nabokov's experiences have changed once he emigrates to Western Europe, and finally to the United States? How mighthe feel about these changes?
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