Short Essay Questions Key
1. How is Orlando's encounter with a Moor at the beginning of the book described?
At the beginning of the book, Orlando's encounter with a Moor is described as Orlando holding the Moor's head and slicing it and then hanging his head from the rafters of his house.
2. How are Orlando's good looks that his family passed down to him described?
Orlando's good looks that have been passed down to him from his family are described as having rosy cheeks, big shoulders, and shapely legs.
3. How does Queen Elizabeth show her affections for Orlando?
Queen Elizabeth shows her affections for Orlando by inviting him to serve her at her home in Whitehall where she sends him on missions that are easy and fun and refuses to send him to the Polish war.
4. Why does Orlando's relationship with Queen Elizabeth turn sour?
Orlando's relationship with Queen Elizabeth turns sour because the queen spots Orlando kissing a young girl in her mirror and she sends him away from the palace for shaming her.
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