Short Essay Questions Key
1. How did Avery's great grandfather's servant revenge his master's death?
Avery's grandfather was killed by a Spaniard who was trying to force him to sell his land for the third of its price. Avery's great grandfather was close to his servant- they were running the plantation together- and few weeks after a duel had killed his master the servant approached the Saniard in the town, confimed his name and then shot him dead.
2. How is Winfield trying to change his life?
J.P. Winfield is a poor, small town hillbilly musician who wants nothing more than to make it big in the music industry and at the age of twenty-seven, Winfield takes first significant trek from home to audition for the Louisiana Jubilee- a talent show that could springboard him to the big time.
3. How does Winfield cope in his interview?
J.P. Winfield is a fish out of water in the audition. His only suit is cheaply made and threadbare. His shoes are unshined and falling apart at the seams. The clip-on bow tie he wears does little to polish the overall look' yet still Winfield pushes aside his nervousness and goes after his dream.
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