1. Do you think Igor Barkov was a suitable husband for a fifteen-year-old girl? Explain your answer.
2. Why did Elya go to see Madame Zeroni?
3. What was unusual about the stream in the
4. Madame Zeroni gave Elya the runt from her
litter of piglets. She told Elya it would be bigger than any of Igor Barkov's
pigs if he followed her instructions. Write down her instructions in a list.