Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is John Grady's first impression of a young Mexican girl he sees at the beginning of the book?
When John Grady sees a young Mexican girl while visiting a whore house, he is amazed by her beauty and becomes interested in learning more about her.
2. How is John Grady's attempts at taming a wild horse at the beginning of the book described?
At the beginning of the book, John Grady makes a good attempt at taming a wild horse on the ranch but is eventually injured by the horse and despite working all night, he is unable to train it.
3. How does Billy tease John Grady after he stays up all night trying to tame a wild horse?
After John Grady stays up all night trying to tame a wild horse, Billy teases him playfully and gives him a hard time about being "really something".
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