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 is suggested by the recurring crowing of roosters, and the bishop's love of cocks' comb soup?
2. The stray bullet that causes so much destruction in the neighbors' houses in Santiago's youth teaches him to be careful with a gun. What irony might this symbolize?
3. What is significant about the fact that the bishop is visiting to bless the town on the day Santiago Nasar is to be murdered?
4. Describe Santiago Nasar.
5. What contrasting characteristics does Santiago have?
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