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 - Part 1, 1906-1923, Chapters 1-4
1. Describe the circumstances of Wladek's birth.
2. Describe William Kane's birth.
3. What is Wladek's birth defect and how do his foster parents explain it?
4. When is Wladek christened? How is the christening celebrated?
Short Essay Question - Part 1, 1906-1923, Chapters 5 & 6
5. How does Wladek come to live in the castle?
6. Explain how Richard dies and why his wife and child do not also die.
7. What does...
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