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 - Introduction
1. What does the author say most biographies are?
2. How does the author define the modern biographies?
3. Who does the author say his book was intended for?
4. What is the Glass Bead Game?
5. How did the Glass Bead Game originate?
6. How did the Glass Bead Game develop in Europe?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 1, The Call
7. What does the author know about Knecht's early life?
8. Describe Knecht's early schooling?
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