Congratulations! You have completed Lesson 8.
Questions for discussion:
1. This lesson talks about people from different social spheres. Describe in what ways life in the 1930s was similar or different for people from various social classes.
2. What do you know about the fates of other survivors of Stalin’s terror?
3. Describe a novel, a short story, or a poem that describes the era of Stalin’s terror. Why is this work particularly moving to you?
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