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 1-5
1. Why is it hard for Major Pettigrew to visit his sister-in-law after the funeral?
2. Who is Jemima, and what does Major Pettigrew think of her?
3. What makes Roger stick out in the crowd at the funeral proceedings?
4. What mistake does Sandy make when meeting Major Pettigrew?
5. What does Major Pettigrew about after the funeral, and why?
6. What does Major Pettigrew love about the walk into town?
7. How does Major Pettigrew describe his village?
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