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 - Section 1 (pages 1-8)
1. How does John explain death to people who ask what it is like?
2. What are some of the key aspects of John's life that he recounts to his son?
3. Why does John feel that his memories of fleeting incidents are so vivid to him?
4. According to John, what are some of the strangest things about being in the ministry?
Short Essay Question - Section 2 (pages 9-37)
5. Describe some of the events John and his father faced in their journey to Kansas.
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