Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Ivan's "Literary" Preface
1. What is the subject of Ivan's Literary Preface?
2. How are the literary examples in Ivan's preface related?
3. How does Our Lady feel when she sees sinners in the burning lake?
4. Why does Ivan repeatedly mention Dante in his preface?
5. Why does God find it hard to spare the sinners in hell despite Our Lady's pleas for mercy?
6. What is the "new heresy" Ivan refers to in the "north of Germany?"
7. Why does...
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