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 - The Prosperous Voyage
1. How did Horatio Hornblower prove himself a good captain during the section "The Prosperous Voyage"?
2. What was Captain Hornblower ordered to do by the British admiralty?
3. Describe Lydia, the ship Hornblower was a captain of.
4. Name three of the officers of H.M.S. Lydia and their ranks.
5. Why do you think it was a wise decision of Hornblower not to get familiar with his lieutenants and to remain aloof and close-mouthed?
6. Which supplies was Lydia out of...
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