RUSS 3365 The Emerging Self-Avvakum

RUSS 3365 The Emerging Self-Avvakum - The Emerging Self 1 2...

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The Emerging Self 1. What was one of the main factors that allowed Russian culture to survive under the Mongols? 2. What developed in Europe that did not develop in Russia? 3. An invasion from what country inspired Michael Glinka to create what has been called Russia’s first opera in 1836? 4. Who’s literary style came out of a forceful reaction to the pressing issues of the day? 5. Was he a member of the traditional church? 6. Avvakum uses the standard values of humility and self-measurement before another person to demonstrate what? 7. What was the role of the holy fool in the 16 th Century? The Life of Avvakum 1. Why did Avvakum burn his fingers with candles? He was going through sexual temptation. He was chastising his own lust. 2. What does Avvakum’s description of his own boat in his dream say about him? Everyone one else’s boat was gold. His was red and black. Showing his life would be different, marked by suffering. 3.
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