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 - Pages 1-6
1. How has Giovanni's changed at the beginning of this story?
2. What is Lisabetta's opinion of Dr. Rappaccini?
3. How does the author describe Rappaccini's garden?
4. How does the author describe the purple flower?
5. What is Giovanni's initial opinion of Rappaccini?
6. What signs are there that Rappaccini is afraid to touch the plants?
7. What are Giovanni's first impressions of Beatrice?
8. How does Beatrice treat the plants differently to her father?
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