Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Chapters 1-2
1. Explain Joe Hickey's, Huey Cotton's, and Cheryl Lynn Tilly's typical kidnapping scheme, as described in Chapter 1.
2. Why is Margaret McDill convinced that she and her son Peter will surely be murdered, in Chapter 1?
3. Describe how Huey Cotton is depicted in Chapter 1.
4. What type of meeting is Will the keynote speaker at, as described in Chapter 2?
5. Explain the relationship between Will and Karen Jennings, as described in Chapter 2.
6. Explain the events of Hickey's kidnapping...
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