Short Essay Questions Key
1. Where is Lee's family estate located?
Lee's family estate is located in Arlington, Virgina. It is conveniently just across the Potomac river from Washington, D.C.
2. How does Jackson respond to his students' questions during his lectures when he is first introduced in the novel?
Jackson does not respond well to his students' questions during his lectures when he is first introduced in the novel. At first, he is confused and frustrated by them; for the next class, even though his previous class did not respond well, he decides simply to repeat the lecture verbatim.
3. What advice does Jackson's pastor give him for dealing with the death of his newborn daughter?
Jackson's pastor tells him, in response to his grief over the death of his newborn daughter, that he should go to his mother's grave to reflect and seek some comfort.
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