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Breaking Stalin's Nose

Breaking Stalin's Nose


by Eugene Yelchin

Breaking Stalin's Nose: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. What kind of narrator is Sasha?

Q. Stalin says that living in a communal apartment teaches the citizens to think of themselves as a Communist what?

Q. Why is Nina Petrovna cruel to Vovka in front of the other kids?

His dad has been executed.
His dad works on Wall Street.
His mom is American.
His family is Jewish.
Q. What honor does Sasha refuse at the end of the book?

Sitting at the front of the class.
Winning the art contest.
Becoming a Young Soviet Pioneer.
Earning his Eagle Scout.
Q. Why will Aunt Larisa not let Sasha live with her family?

Her house is too small.
Her family would get arrested.
Sasha is a vampire.
Aunt Larisa is homeless.