Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why has Edmund and Lucy come to stay with their aunt and uncle?
Edmund and Lucy have come to stay with their aunt and uncle because their parents have gone to America to lecture, and their other siblings have gone to other places.
2. How is Eustace described the first time he is seen in the book?
The first time Eustace is seen in the book he is described as being very grumpy and selfish and never having a kind word to say to anyone.
3. What happens when the painting of a ship comes to life?
When the painting of a ship comes to life, Edmund, Eustace, and Lucy are thrown onto the edge of the picture frame and then into the photo of a ship in the sea.
4. How does Lucy react when she first sees Reepicheep in the book?
When Lucy first sees Reepicheep in the book she gets very excited and rushes to hug him but stops herself and kneels down to him instead.
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