Short Essay Questions Key
1. Describe Sammy.
Sammy is a short Jewish man. He is interested in having a career related to comic books. He is not necessarily an artist, but he is strong at writing plots for comic books.
2. Describe Joe.
Joe is an artist who speaks very little English. He is from a Czech family that is currently in Prague. His family is in danger from the Germans and Joe would like to save them.
3. Describe the relationship between Sammy and Joe.
Sammy and Joe are cousins. They are pushed upon each other in the beginning of the story, but when they realize that they would work together well as a team, they decide to collaborate.
4. What has Joe escaped from in his life?
Joe has escaped from several things in his life. The most recent thing he has escaped from is the Nazis. He escaped imprisonment and death. He also escaped during a magic trick on the Moldau River, though he almost drowned with his brother.
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