The Cherry Orchard

by: Anton Chekhov

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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What does Chekhov represent as both a source of personal identity for his characters and a burden preventing their happiness?

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What historical process, related to modernization, is a source of conflict in The Cherry Orchard?

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What aspect of the way people think about “Nature” does the play reveal to be an illusion?

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What aspect of the cherry orchard indicates that it serves a largely symbolic function in the play?

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What sound serves as an auditory symbol of forgetting in the play?