Final Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How has public opinion shifted on the eve of the fête?
2. For whom are the swine a metaphor in the story of Luke?
3. What cover do the fifteen people use for gathering at Virginsky's house?
4. What resonance does the story of the swine from Luke have with the novel?
5. What does Stavrogin believe in?
Essay Topic 1
What is the moral of The Possessed? Is conversion to Christianity a real solution to the problems the book presents? Is there a difference between the social problems the book presents us with and the problems of individual morality that the characters face?
Essay Topic 2
What is the economy of The Possessed? Where does money come from, and does money come from any new places or reside in any new places as a result of the action of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
What is the genre of The Possessed? Is it a realistic novel of Russian life, or is it something else? A philosophical melodrama? A political thriller? An allegory of radicalism?
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