Russian literature

 You have to read the uploaded images and answer the questions below

****1. at least five of his/her own substantial literary critical comments based on the discussed stories. Each comment should be min. one paragraph – max. two paragraphs long; and*****

Why did Ivan Turgenev choose to portray the children in this story ? How do their literary portraits correspond with the idea of the story?  

What is the author’s attitude to these children? Is it the same to all of them? Or is a certain child, or children, is/are spoken more about and, if yes, why?

Who did you sympathize the most out of all children? 

Provide your comments on how the descriptions of nature fit into the story’s context.

What does the author wish to express by placing these peasant children into the microcosm of endless steppes?