Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why does Dallben not want Taran to go on a quest to find his parentage?
Dallben does not want Taran to go on a quest to find his parentage because he feels that Dallben should learn to be happy and content with what he has.
2. Why does Taran want to find out the truth of his parentage so badly?
Taran is extremely anxious to find out the truth of his parentage because he is in love with a princess. He does not feel that he can ask a princess for her hand in marriage unless he can prove that he is of noble birth.
3. What is so special about the mirror that Taran is sent to find?
The mirror that Taran has been sent by the witches to find is rumored to be capable of seeing all of a person when he looks into it.
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