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 Section 1
1. Describe the desert in which the gunslinger is traveling.
2. Explain the levels of khef that are summarized in this chapter.
3. Describe the gunslinger's guns.
4. Summarize the night sky as the gunslinger camps for the night.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 1 Section 2
5. Describe what the gunslinger passes in the desert after he leaves the town three weeks before.
6. Describe the young dweller that the gunslinger encounters when he comes out of the foothills.
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