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 - Act 1
1. What is the setting of Act 1?
2. Describe Chris's appearance.
3. What is Chris's reaction to receiving a letter from Anna?
4. Why does Chris not see Anna from the time she was five?
5. Does Anna have a good experience living on her cousins' farm?
6. What important information does Anna learn about her father from Marthy?
7. Why has Anna come to New York City?
8. Describe Marthy and Chris's relationship.
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