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 - Chapters 1-10
1. Describe the period in Scandinavian history at the time the Laxdaela Saga was written.
2. What is the problem King Harald faces with chieftains?
3. Describe Ketil Flat-Nose.
4. Describe Unn the Deep-Minded.
5. What does Unn the Deep-Minded do to the Breidafjord?
6. What is the importance of Olaf Feilan in the unfolding of the plot of the Laxdaela Saga?
7. How does the Laxriverdale dynasty begin and who is important in this dynasty?
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