Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why is Shadow Moon released early from prison in Chapter 1?
Shadow Moon is called into the warden's office in Chapter 1 two days before his scheduled release. He is informed that he is being released early because his wife, Laura, has been killed in a car accident.
2. Describe Mr. Wednesday.
Mr. Wednesday is an older man in a pale suit. He is genial but not especially warm. Wednesday's hair is reddish gray, and his face is craggy and weathered. He speaks with authority and drinks Jack Daniels. Mr. Wednesday has one glass eye.
3. Why is Shadow put off by Mr. Wednesday?
Shadow Moon is initially frightened and put off the Mr. Wednesday because Wednesday inexplicably knows his name. Wednesday offers Shadow a job out of the blue, and when Shadow leaves the plane - opting to drive to Eagle Point - Wednesday appears again in the bathroom of the diner where he stops to eat.
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