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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the hotel built on the river bank beside the bridge?
2. Who is Pietro Sola?
3. Where does Alihodja hide in order to be alone?
4. What does the army insist upon in the marketplace during artillery fire in Chapter 23?
5. Who is Enver Bey?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Alihodja want most in the moments before he dies?
2. Why is Salko Corkan considered a hero by his companions?
3. What happens to Lotte at the end of the novel?
4. Describe Zorka's relationship with Glasičanin.
5. Why does Hadji Omer take a second wife?
6. Where does Alihodja go when the gendarmes tell him to evacuate?
7. What is Alihodja's perspective on the new changes in Visegrad?
8. How does Alihodja feel when a proclamation is posted on the kapia and read by a young boy?
9. What role does Mihailo RistiÄ‡ play in keeping merchants safe during the bombardment?
10. Describe the relationship between Janko Stikovic and Nikola Glasičanin.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the great flood and the destruction it causes. How do the townspeople find shelter during the flood? In what ways does the flood bring them closer together?
Essay Topic 2
What is the conflict between Alihodja and Osman Effendi Karamanli? What action does Karamanli take against Alihodja when he loses patience with him? How does this action affect Alihodja?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the setting of the novel. What are the challenges and rewards of living in this setting? In what way does the river Drina play an important role in the life of the townspeople?
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