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 - Part 1 - Wisconsin, Fall, 1907 - Chapters 1 and 2
1. Who are the two main characters in A RELIABLE WIFE?
2. What themes does the author introduce early in the story?
3. What is Ralph Truitt doing as the novel begins?
4. What tragedy did Ralph suffer twenty years ago and why does he try to maintain his composure at the train station?
5. How is Ralph described by the emotions he wears on his face as well as his obsession with sex?
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