1.What does the phrase ‘ to have an axe to grind’ have to do with the construction of history? describe another event that was widely accepted as historical truth, despite a lack of evidence?
2. How would you interpret, ‘ to know which way the wind blows’, when referring to the construction of history in The daughter of time? Describe another instance where it is probable that the telling was ‘all too convenient’.
3. After reading the daughter of time, would you agree that ‘the case is altered’? why/why not? Now, when listening to or reading a news article, such as BP’s response in 2010 to the oil well disaster off the coast of Louisiana, what question would it be helpful to ask? why?