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 - The First Day, Chapters 1 thru 6
1. Why are the French able to cross into Belgium and what type of resistance is there?
2. What is Bonaparte thinking about as he sits in his coach near where the French come into Belgium?
3. Why is the Duchess of Richmond apprehensive about John Rossendale?
4. What town on the river Sambre is easily taken by the French, who tries to stop them, and what does this mean in tactical terms?
5. Who is Sharpe's mother and in what wars has...
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