Short Essay Questions Key
1. Who are Bertram Wooster and Jeeves?
Bertram "Bertie" Wooster is an English aristocrat and Jeeves is his valet who has been working for Bertie for many years. Jeeves is very clever and has helped Bertram out of many jams over the years.
2. What troubles Bertie in Chapter 1 of "Thank You, Jeeves"?
In Chapter 1, Bertie is troubled because his ex-fiancée, Pauline, is in London with her father and Bertie's mortal enemy, Sir Roderick Glossop. Bertie is afraid of how Pauline will react if they run into one another.
3. What does Sir Roderick ask Bertie to stop doing in Chapter 1 and why?
In Chapter 1, Sir Roderick comes to Bertie's flat to tell him to stop playing his banjolele because it is causing distress to Bertie's downstairs neighbor who happens to be one of Sir Roderick's patients.
4. Why does Bertie's building manager call him in Chapter 1?
In Chapter 1, Bertie's building manager calls Bertie to tell him he must either stop playing the banjolele, or move out of the building. Bertie opts to move out rather than give up his new hobby.
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