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 - Section 1, Prologue & Ships and Men
1. Eris is the Lady of Discord. Explain how she lives up to her title at the wedding of Peleus and Thetis.
2. How does Aphrodite plot to win the title of the fairest Goddess?
3. What plan does Ulysses devise that leads to the Greeks' victory over Troy?
4. Why do the ships led by Ulysses quickly begin to run low on food?
Short Essay Question - Section 2, The Ciconians
5. Why does Ulysses resist attacking the island village that his men...
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