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Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

by Ivan Turgenev

Fathers and Sons: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. One of Turgenev’s main goals in Fathers and Sons is to accurately portray what?Happiness
2. Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons is set during a time of what?Agricultural growth
3. What is a philosophy of destruction and renunciation?Nihilism
4. It isn’t possible to renounce everything that has come before without a certain amount of confidence in one’s own position. Which theme is this?Hate
5. How does Arkady feel about Bazarov at the beginning of the story?Mistrust

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