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Answer the queations
What “Akakievich” part of Bashmachkin’s full name is and what does it mean?
2. Provide and explain similar parts of the full names of Dostoevsky, Gogol, Karamzin, and Pushkin?
3. Which specific real historical event may Pushkin be describing in details in the Bronze Horseman and, if so, what was the precise date of this event? (You’ll probably have to do some research.)
4. What can you say about
Justify your answer briefly.
5. Who had a higher rank: Bashmachkin or Kovalev?
Explain your answer briefly.
Comment on one of the two well-known Russian proverb (below).