Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why does the Duke think he must escape his estate quickly?
The Duke thinks he must escape his estate quickly because he thinks the crow has magical powers. He thinks that if he does not leave, the crow will be able to keep him on his estate.
2. What does the Duke say about his grooming regime?
When discussing his grooming regime, the Duke talks about his process for maintaining his appearance. He also discusses the process of going bald and notes that he has been going bald for 30 years.
3. What is the purpose of the underground tunnel system?
The purpose of the underground tunnel system is for the Duke to escape his estate. He is growing old and beginning to become paranoid. He currently thinks that there is an evil crow on his estate planning on keeping him there. The underground tunnels will allow him to move around undetected and escape when needed.
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