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 - Satire I
1. What did Juvenal find irritating about play-writing?
2. Why did Juvenal write poetry?
3. What did Juvenal consider to be the strongest vice in society during his time?
4. What was the relationship between clients and patrons in Juvenal's village?
Short Essay Question - Satire II
5. Why did Juvenal "prefer the company of a eunuch"?
6. Who was Emperor Domitian?
7. What complaint did Laronia cite in relation to adultery in her society?
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