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 - Chapter 1
1. Where does Amelia Peabody first meet Evelyn Barton-Forbes, and under what circumstances? What does this meeting tell the reader about Amelia Peabody's character?
2. How has it come to pass that Ms. Peabody is independently wealthy? What does she do for a living? Where does she live?
3. What do we learn about Evelyn Barton-Forbes as she tells the story of how she has come to her current situation? Is she a wealthy English woman like Ms. Peabody? What has brought Ms. Barton-Forbes to Rome?
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