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 Morris do for the young girl? What does this tell you about his character?
2. How is business at the store?
3. How does Morris feel about owning the store?
4. What does Nick, the tenant, do to offend Morris?
5. Why does Ida resent Morris and their current situation? What responsibility does she have for the state of their lives?
6. What kind of a living does Morris make? What is ruining Morris' business?
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