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
1. Why was Dr. Urbino de Calle called to the home of his former chess partner?
2. Why did the disabled man take his own life?
3. What does Dr. Urbino associate the scent from cyanide with?
4. What was the argument that caused Dr. Urbino and his wife to almost end their marriage after thirty years?
5. What is a siesta?
6. How does Dr. Urbino die?
7. Who has been in love with Fermina for more than half...
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