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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