Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the aged woman diagnosed with at the start of Part One, pg. 3-15?
At the start of Part One, pg. 3-15, the aged woman is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
2. What is unique about the aged woman's views on the apartheid system?
The aged woman's views on the apartheid system are unique because the woman is white and did not face the inequalities herself, and speaks as a witness to the realities faced in South Africa under apartheid, especially in the 1980's.
3. What does the narrator find near her garage?
The narrator finds a homeless man near her garage in the opening of the story.
4. Who does the narrator reveal she is speaking to according to Part One, pg. 3-15?
According to Part One, pg.s 13-15, the narrator reveals she is speaking to her child whom she misses.
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