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The Nose

The Nose


by Nikolai Gogol

The Nose: Then and Now True or False

1. How does Kovalev change from the beginning of the story to the end? -> He ages ten years.
2. What happens the next time the nose escapes from his face? -> Nothing—it never happens again.
3. Who ends up in a different position at the end of the story? -> The newspaper ad clerk
4. How does the Nose change? -> It becomes a real boy.
5. What's the timeframe of the story? -> Six months