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 I, Chapters 1-5
1. How does the novel open? What characters are introduced? Where are they? Why are they there? What set-up is given right away about Dee and her future?
2. How is mystery set up almost immediately?
3. Who are Charles Lampeth and Lord Cardwell? What is their relationship to each other?
4. Who is Modigliani and what significance does he have to the story?
5. Why does Lord Cardwell have to sell his collection of art?
6. Why does Peter Usher become...
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