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. Why does Richard Perry decide to join the army?
2. What happens to Richie's knee, and why is he still sent to Vietnam?
3. What happens to the soldiers while they are on a layover in Osaka, Japan?
4. In Chapter 1, what sounds does Richie hear when he falls asleep at night, and how does he comfort himself in Vietnam?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2
5. What reasons drew Richie into joining the army?
6. Who is Rings, and what does he...
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