Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does the old man tell the infant Ren Zong that makes him stop crying?
The old man tells Ren Zong that "Civil and military affairs, both have their stars." The civil star becomes Bao Zheng while the military star becomes Di Qing.
2. What happens to Wang Jin when he doesn't go to pay his respects to Gao Qui?
Because Wang's father gave Gao Qui a beating when Gao was learning to fight with staves, Gao wants to get revenge on Wang Jin. Knowing the history between his father and Gao Qui, Wang and his mother devise a plan for them to run away from town before Gao can kill Wang.
3. What does Lu Da tell the waiter at the Pan family tavern to do?
He tells the waiter to stop gabbing and bring the men whatever he has to eat and drink. Lu Da also tells the waiter to add up the bill for whatever he brings so that Lu Da can pay. He also tells the waiter to bring the man and daughter who are crying in the tavern to him.
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