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 - Prologue and Book 1, Part 1, Chapters 1-5
1. Describe the setting for the Prologue.
2. How does Erasmus feel about Sarah Wolpert in Book One?
3. Why does Erasmus not like Matthew Paris?
4. Why was Paris imprisoned?
5. Why is Kemp so motivated to convince Paris to go aboard the Ship?
6. What do we learn about Paris' wife in Book One, Part One?
Short Essay Question - Book 1, Part 1, Chapters 5-9
7. Describe what happens in Book One,...
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