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The Diary of Samuel Pepys Short Essay - Answer Key

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Short Essay Questions Key

1. Explain why Pepys is celebrating the anniversary of the bladder surgery.

During this time in 1660, removal of bladder stones was considered major surgery, and so Pepys celebrates the anniversary.

2. Describe what we know about Pepys's interests that are described as the story opens.

Pepys is married. He enjoys music and attends church. He is good enough at his job to receive a promotion.

3. What does the promotion mean for Pepys?

The promotion for Pepys to Lord's Clerk is good but means he must go to sea fleet with Lord Sandwich. He must leave his wife and finalize his will.

4. Describe what life on the ship is like for Pepys when he sets sail with Lord Sandwich in January-June 1660.

Life at sea starts out very similar to life on land. Rumors of the return of King Charles from exile quickly changes that, and through seasickness and homesickness Pepys leads many of the improvements.

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