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 - Section 1 (pages 3-32)
1. When she arrives at Ghana, what is Maya Angelou's intention?
2. What changes Maya's plans, causing her to stay in Ghana indefinitely?
3. How do others react to Maya's anger and bitterness following her son's accident?
4. After seeing her son in good spirits and recovering well at the hospital, how does Maya get out of the depression she's been in?
5. Who are the "Revolutionist Returnees?"
6. How does Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's new president, regard the Americans who have moved...
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