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 - Chapter 1 | Chapter 2
1. What is the setting for the story and the first chapter in particular?
2. Who is Ellen Olenska?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 3 | Chapter 4
3. Describe the Beauforts and their place in New York society.
4. Explain Newland and May's betrothal visits.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 5 | Chapter 6
5. What is the opinion of Ellen held by the Archer family members?
6. What misgivings does Newland have regarding his marriage to May?
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