Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why is Carlos Castaneda seeking the lessons of Don Juan in this book?
Carlos Castaneda is seeking the lessons of Don Juan in order to learn more about psychotropic plants for his college work.
2. What does Don Juan's intimidating glance cause Castaneda to do before he approaches him again?
Don Juan's intimidating glance makes Castaneda go back to study for six months more before approaching Don Juan for guidance.
3. What is Don Juan's response when Castaneda tells him he will pay Don Juan appropriately for the lessons he will learn?
Don Juan tells Castaneda that he should be paid for his time with the time Castaneda has - Pay me for my time with your time.
4. What does Don Juan do when the percolator makes a loud noise in response to something Don Juan says?
Don Juan thanks the percolator when it makes the sound during his discussion with Castaneda.
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