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. Describe the relationship between Newt Hardbine and his father.
2. Is Taylor an independent person? Explain.
3. Describe Taylor's course of action in leaving home after Newt Hardbine's tragedy.
4. What is Taylor's reaction when the old woman gives her Turtle?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2
5. Is Lou Ann surprised when she realizes that Angel has left her?
6. Describe Lou Ann's character at the beginning of Chapter 2.
7. What does Lou Ann constantly show her mother...
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