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 - Chapter 1 | Chapter 2
1. Why does Jim not regret being left behind when the cutter of boys is launched to rescue the crew members of the stricken schooner?
2. After completing his training, Jim goes to sea and takes part in a number of voyages, yet he is still unsatisfied. Why?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 3 | Chapter 4
3. While standing watch just before the captain and engineer begin yelling at each other, what is Jim thinking about?
4. Why are none of the passengers informed of the ship's accident?
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