Short Essay Questions Key
1. When David tells Hella he loves her, what about the statement rings false?
When David tells Hella he loves her, the statement rings false because David knows he is a homosexual and incapable of truly loving a woman.
2. How does Giovanni die?
Giovanni dies by execution.
3. What lie does David regret telling Giovanni?
David regrets lying to Giovanni about the fact that he slept with a man prior to meeting him.
4. When David and Joey are swimming together, what is David's first hint that Joey may be attracted to him as well?
When David and Joey are swimming together, David realizes that Joey may be attracted to him as well because there is tension between the two of them and they both hold off on getting dressed.
5. After sleeping with Joey, what does David resolve regarding his sexual orientation?
After sleeping with Joey, David resolves to bury the part of himself that is homosexual and to live a normal life.
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