Short Essay Questions Key
1. Describe Veronika's personality.
Veronika is a lovely, intelligent girl who is unhappy with life. Though she is gifted, she has never tried to be anything other than ordinary. She is bored with her life and wants to end it.
2. Why does Veronika become angry with the computer game article?
Veronika becomes angry with the article because it asks where Slovenia is. She thinks the question is a stupid one to ask. It only proves that the writer of the article is ignorant.
3. Why does Veronika choose to overdose on sleeping pills instead of killing herself with other methods?
Veronika chooses to kill herself with sleeping pills because it will leave no mark on her. Her body will not be disfigured by death. Jumping off a building, or hanging herself would leave a physical mark. She does not want to subject her parents to that.
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