Short Essay Questions Key
1. As the story opens, what two things is Louise Kavanaugh waiting for?
As the story opens, Louise Kavanaugh is officially waiting for her father to return, as well as Joshua Calvert.
2. According to Louise Kavanaugh's musings, what has destiny apparently chosen Louise to do?
According to Louise Kavanaugh's musings, destiny has apparently chosen Louise to spend her waking hours doing nothing but waiting.
3. Why are Louise and her sister creeping around the Cricklade manor like mice while they wait for their father to return?
Louise and her sister are creeping around the Cricklade manor like mice while they wait for their father to return because when their father had called earlier, he told them that the situation in Boston was worse than he had been led to believe. This knowledge has Louise's mother worrying frantically, and she is easily angered.
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