American Buffalo Short Essay - Answer Key

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Short Essay Questions Key

1. Why is the setting important in Act I?

The play takes place in the morning, around 11:15, in Don's Resale Shop. It's a junk shop, and as a background for the play it gives the characters a place to sit around and talk, eat, and make plans to rob a coin collector that night.

2. What is the relationship between Don and Bob?

Don acts like a father figure to Bob, who is Don's errand boy. He gives Bob advice about how to take care of himself and behave.

3. What does Don try to teach Bob at the beginning of the play?

At the beginning of the play, Don wants Bob to understand that when he's on a job, he doesn't give up until he's seen the job through. Action counts, he tells Bob. In this case, Bob came back to the store before he saw the man he was watching leave the house.

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