Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why does the neighborhood on Lupton Road 'resent' the police cars that are parked there?
The neighborhood on Lupton Road 'resents' the police cars that are parked there because they have turned up in numbers and disturbed the tranquility. The inhabitants of the neighborhood prefer to see patrolling cars that are nicely kept.
2. What is Dirk's impression of the hallway in Anstey's house as he enters?
Dirk's impression of the hallway in Anstey's house as he enters is that it speaks of prosperity imposed on student-living taste. The Greek rugs that hang on the wall are expensive, but bespeak ownership of British Telecom shares and Bob Dylan albums.
3. What is Dirk's impression of Cynthia Draycott when he first encounters her?
Dirk's impression of Cynthia Draycott when he first encounters her is that she is somewhat snobbish in her interest in the crime that has happened in her neighborhood. There is no concern for the dead man, only that the neighborhood return back to normal as soon as possible.
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