Short Essay Questions Key
1. How are the Burgundians furthering the English cause in France?
French sympathizers to England, the Burgundians, sell out their country for their own gain and help the English to eliminate the Armagnacs, or the French loyalists.
2. What is Joan's argument for not banishing the fairies?
Joan's argument for not banishing the fairies runs along the line that the fairies should not have been banned but pitied for their lot in life; that of being devil spawn. Children are not responsible for their parentage.
3. What does Louis tell us about the pool in Domremy?
Louis tells about a spring and pool that the children all played around. Fairies once protected the place and the children, but then the Church decreed the fairies to be creatures born of the Devil.
4. How are Louis' parents killed?
One night a band of mercenaries serving the Burgundian party kill Louis' family but overlook him, and survivors send the six-year-old to a priest in Domremy.
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