Short Essay Questions Key
1. In chapter 1, the narrator describes the Crick family's relationship with the Fens how?
2. In chapter 2, a student called Price interrupts Tom Crick, the history teacher, to tell him what about history?
3. In chapter 3, the narrator discusses the history of the Fens in eastern England and human attempts to drain them and make them fit for agriculture. "Strictly speaking," the narrator says what about the effort to "reclaim" the Fens?
4. In chapter 4, what is the reasoning the headmaster Lewis Scott gives Tom Crick for laying Tom off and merging history with General Studies?
5. In chapter 5, what does Tom notice about Freddie Parr's face, and what does he conclude from it?
6. In chapter 6, Tom Crick suggests that the Fens and history have what in common?
7. In chapter 7, Tom describes the complicated relationship between Mary, Tom, Freddie Parr, and Dick. Briefly discuss the main dynamics of this relationship.
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