Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why doesn't Ta-Kumsaw kill Harrison?
Ta-Kumsaw doesn't kill Governor Harrison for three reasons. The first of these is that Harrison has control over Ta-Kumsaw's little brother, Lolla-Wossiky. The second reason is because killing Governor Harrison is against the law, and Harrison has made it clear that only uncivilized people disobey the law. The third reason is that if Ta-Kumsaw does kill Harrison, the whole Carthage City's soldiers will be after him.
2. How is Lolla-Wossiky humiliated?
Lolly-Wossiky is humiliated by Governor Harrison. When given a drink, Lolla-Wossiky is asked to please sit under Governor Harrison's desk, crouch there with his head bent and knees to his chin and that this would be considered a "great courtesy to (Governor Harrison) if he did so" (19).
3. What is the difference in the way Hooch is treated at Carthage City as opposed to the way he is treated by the US Marshals in Suskwahenny?
The difference in the way Hooch is treated in Carthage city as opposed to in Suskwahenny is great, since he is treated with respect in Carthage and like "the scum they just scraped off the privy seat" in Suskwahenny. In Carthage City, enterprising people such as Hooch ae treated with respect and almost like gentlemen.
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