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OBJECTIVEQUESTIONS

James
1. WhatjobwasSukhovsgangtryingtoavoidbeingassignedto?
2. WhatissospecialaboutSukhovsspoon?
3. WhatprofessiondidSukhovswifewanthimtopursue?
4. Whatwasunusualaboutthefriskingbeforetheywentouttoworkonthatday?
5. WhentheCaptainsaidtheVolkovoywasntacommunist,whatwashispunishment?
Victor
1. WhatisthenumberofShukhovsgang?
2. WholivesintheBarracks6?
3. WhydoesShukhovwanttobesick?
4. Ofwhichfoodistheprisonersrationonepoundpermeal?
5. WhatarethebenefitsofbeingaHQprisoner?
Haruka
1. HowlonghasTiurinbeeninprison?
2. WhowasShukhov'sfirstsquadleader?
3. WhatisShukhov's"littlebaby"?
4. Whatisthenewdoctor'spolicy?
5. Whathappenedtotheoldfloorscrubber?

ESSAYQUESTIONS
James
1. Shukhovseemstodisplayspitefulbehaviorwhenhesplasheswateroverapathused
byhissuperiors.Analyzetheimplicationsofthisbehavior.
2. DidShukhovactuallyexpecttogetonthesicklist,ordidhepurposelydeludehimself
aboutthepossibility?Supportyourstatementwithdetailsfromthetext.
3. WhathumanqualitydoesFetyukovrepresentinthisstory?
Victor
1. WhyhasntShukhovcommittedsuicide?
2. Shukhovgetsgreatpleasurefromeatingmittersandsleeping.Whycantwedothat?
3. Whyisthisnovelpoliticallyrelevant?

Haruka
1. Whyisthecampbuilding'TheSocialistWayofLife'inregardwithitsname,thepolitics,
andideologybehindit?
2. IsIvanDenisovichsane?
3. Howarehierarchiesdevelopedintheprison?Dotheyapplytooursocietiestoo?

ANSWERS

OBJECTIVEQUESTIONSANSWERS
James
1. BuildingtheSovietSocialistDevelopmentCenter(p.4)
2. HemadeithimselffromaluminumwireandcastitinsandatUstIzhmain1944(p.16)
3. Acarpetpainter(p.46)
4. Theprisonershadtoopentheirjacketsandshirts(p.37)
5. 10dayssolitaryconfinement,buthestillhadtowork.(p.38)
Victor
1. 104(p.3)
2. Invalidsandmenwhocouldnotworkoffthecompound.(p.13)
3. tolieinbedandavoidwork(p.16)
4. bread(p.19)
5. easierjobs(p.7)
Haruka
1. 19years(p.37)
2. Kuziomin(p.18)
3. Hishandmadespoon(p.28)
4. Hethinksworkisthebestmedicine,sohedoesn'tletpatientslieinbed.(p.33)
5. Hegotabigheadbecauseheheardaboutthingsevenguardsdidn'tknowandbeganto
thinktheguardsbeneathhim.Afterthattheguardsrealizedandstartedaskingother
prisonerstodothetask.(p.23)