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 - Act 1, Part 1
1. Describe the press room in the beginning of The Front Page, and how it relates to the overall pace of the play in general.
2. What is the general attitude of the reporters in Act 1, Part 1?
3. What is the response to the fire alarm ringing by the reporters in Act 1, Part 1, and what does it say about their characters?
4. How is the character of Hildy Johnson introduced in Act 1, Part 1?
5. What is the reaction of the...
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