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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya


by Anton Chekhov

Uncle Vanya: Symbols True or False

1. Who is called the "perpetuum mobile"? -> Serebryakov
2. Who calls Serebryakov a "perpetuum mobile"? -> Vanya
3. What does "perpetuum mobile" literally mean? -> Perpetrator on the run
4. What fantastic creature does Vanya compare Yelena to? -> A unicorn
5. What mythological figure are mermaids related to? -> The Minotaur