What might be inferred by …...?
Where might the author have gotten the idea for this....?
What is another possible theme or important idea?
What might be another interpretation, that is suggested but not clearly stated?
What could you infer about the author from this passage?
With which opinion would the author probably agree or disagree... State an opinion that supports or contradicts the quote?
If..., what else would be true?
What was most likely the situation at the beginning of the selection?
What is the quote meant to explain?