Short Essay Questions Key
1. What do the girls think Hettie is going to do with the bird they bring her?
When the girls bring Hettie the white dove, they are not sure what Hettie plans to do with it, but think maybe she is going to eat it.
2. Why do the girls get angry with Hettie?
The girls get angry with Hettie because they think she did not give them enough money for the bird they brought to her.
3. What does Hettie do when the girls get angry with her?
When the girls get angry with Hettie for not paying them enough for the white dove they brought to her, she uses her magic to break one of the girl's legs by snapping a twig. She threatens to do worse if they continue to threaten her.
4. What does Hettie use the bird for?
When Hettie is alone with the white dove brought to her by the girls, she goes to the roof of a building and kills the bird to use the entrails to see the future. There is someone she is looking for and says she does not want to miss her this time.
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