Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Such, Such Were the Joys. . .
1. What does Orwell announce after his first beating?
2. What is the difference between how poor and rich students are treated at Crossgates on social occasions, such as birthdays?
3. What, according to the headmaster, is Orwell's only function at the school?
4. What does Orwell believe, contrary to public opinion, that corporal punishment does?
5. What are some of the simple pleasures Orwell remembers from school?
6. What role does Orwell believe his past experiences have played...
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