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 - Preface, Letters 1-10 dated January 10th through February 27th | Letters 11-21 dated March 1st through March 4th
1. Describe Mr. Lovelace's character as it has been revealed in Letters 1-10.
2. In letters 1-21, Clarissa's family tries to control her behavior. Discuss at least two of her family members and explain their motivations to behave the way they do toward her.
Short Essay Question - Letters 22-30 dated March 5th through March 12th | Letters 31-36 dated March 13th through March 18th
3. In letter 31, we see one of Lovelace's own letters for the first time....
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