Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator recall the date the story begins so clearly?
2. At the beginning of the story, what happens when the narrator leaves Percy to go home for dinner?
3. Why do the Dempster's always take their stroll around town during the dinner hour?
4. What does Dunstan, the narrator, tell the Headmaster of the school that he recently retired from, is the point of this book?
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