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 - Prologue
1. What was the main reason for Rick writing this memoir?
2. What were the times like when Rick grew up? Where was he born? When?
3. Why does Rick say that anyone could write this book? Is that true?
4. When did Rick choose to write this memoir and why?
5. What kind of a woman was Rick's grandmother?
6. Why does Rick miss his grandmother's death?
7. What kind of a father did Rick have?
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