Short Essay Questions Key
1. How does The Magician's Assistant begin?
2. Why did Sabine marry Parsifal, a gay man?
3. What does Phan tell Sabine in a dream after Parsifal dies?
4. What shocking information does Sabine receive from Parsifal's attorney, Roger?
5. What had Parsifal always told Sabine about his family?
6. What conclusion does Sabine come to regarding Parsifal's denial of any living family?
7. Why does Sabine give Roger permission to call Parsifal's family and why does she not think they will contact her?
8. Who is Parsifal's mother and why does she call Sabine?
9. What does Sabine think of the cemetery where Parsifal and Phan are buried?
10. Describe Dot's visit at the cemetery.
11. Why did Parsifal leave home at an early age never to return?
12. What does Phan tell Sabine about Parsifal coming around when he returns to her in a dream?
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