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 - Chapters 1 and 2
1. Why is Aubrey and his crew marooned?
2. Who are some of the main characters who are marooned?
3. Why is the situation not as precarious as it could be for the marooned men?
4. What has Welby overdone in Aubrey's estimation, but why does Aubrey still admire the man?
5. What has been Aubrey's chief concern and why?
6. When will the schooner be completed, and what will the men do once it is built?
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