Monday, February 25, 2008
Honors Seniors: Nikolai Gogol's "The Nose"
1. Did you enjoy this short story? Why or why not?
2. Can you identify characteristics of this short story which reflect what you know about Russia and/or Russian history?
3. The story's title in Russian (Nos) is the reverse of the Russian word for "dream" (Son). Why does this make sense in regard to this tale?
4. Compare Gogol's story with the work of another writer, artist or director.