Short Essay Answer Key
1. In Chapter 1, the Narrator says that sometimes when truth knocks on the door you tell it to go away because you are looking for truth. He also introduces the idea of the Chautauqua, saying he will be concerned more with the question of "What is best?" than the question of "What's new?" How are those ideas related to one another?
Truth is always best, but not necessarily new. In fact, truth can be quite old. The Narrator plans to delve deeper into the truth and what leads to the truth in his Chautauqua-style talking along the trip. Truth is not always recognized as truth until viewed by hindsight.
2. What is the difference between "What's new?" and "What is best?" What type of answer might you get to each question? Which question would you prefer to ask your friends? Which question would you...
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