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
1. What does the narrator say about the neighborhood's reason for idolizing Swede?
2. What is the nature of Nathan's reminiscence about "The Kid from Tomkinsville"?
3. How does the narrator say Swede's grandfather became a glove manufacturer?
4. What is the nature of the description of Newark Maid Leatherware?
5. How does Swede describe glove making to the narrator in Chapter 1?
6. How does the narrator describe Swede's tribute to his father?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2...
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