Dragonfly in Amber Short Essay - Answer Key

Diana Gabaldon
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Short Essay Questions Key

1. Claire is researching an old battle fought in Scotland. What is she trying to find out?

Claire is looking into the eighteenth-century Jacobites and the Jacobite rising in 1745 at Culloden. She wants to know how many men survived the battle.

2. Roger discovers an old newspaper with Claire's name and picture on it. He reads the words "Returned from the Dead." What does he learn from this article?

Claire had disappeared in 1946. Her car had been found and a search took place, but everyone figured she was dead. Then in 1948, she reappeared.

3. What secret has Claire been keeping from her daughter Brianna about her father?

Claire has spent the last twenty years leading Brianna to believe that Frank is her father. In reality, though, Jamie Fraser is her father.

4. In Part 1, Chapter 4, what does Roger learn about Frank?

He learns that Frank had asked his uncle to investigate the name Jamie Fraser. Roger begins to think that Frank knew something was not right, but couldn't quite figure it out.

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