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 - Part One: Ludvik
1. Describe Moravia as Ludvik sees it upon his return at the beginning of "The Joke".
2. Describe Ludvik's hotel room in Moravia.
3. How does Ludvik describe Kostka?
4. What is Kostka's living situation?
5. What is Kostka's bachelor pad like?
6. What is the relationship between Kostka and Ludvik like?
7. How does Ludvik take the first part of his shave?
8. What happens during Ludvik's shave that changes the experience for him,...
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