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 - Act 1 Part 1
1. Describe Flora's first meeting with Mr. Commaraswami.
2. Why has Pike come to visit Mrs. Swan?
3. Why does Mrs. Swan dislike biographies?
4. What does Flora fear during her lecture?
5. How did Flora meet Das?
6. Why does Stoppard mention so many famous names?
Short Essay Question - Act 1 Part 2
7. What happened to the first portrait of Flora?
8. Why does Das have to stop painting Flora in Act...
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