Short Essay Questions Key
1. How does the "The Man Who Had No Story" get a story?
The man who had no story finds a story when he falls into a well. The well leads him to a magical land.
2. What does the sky god in "How Spider Obtained the Sky God's Stories" want in exchange for stories?
The sky god asks the spider to bring him several items in exchange for his stories.
3. What does the servant tell his lord at the end of "Helping to Lie"?
The servant tells his lord that the lord has no need to make up lies.
4. Why did the parson trade clothes with the sexton in "The Parson and the Sexton"?
The parson trades clothes with the sexton because he is about to be tried for a crime. He wants the sexton to be tried instead.
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