Harvey Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. How does Myrtle Mae Simmons feel about her uncle?

She thinks he's crazy and that he is ruining her social life. She wishes he would leave her and her mother alone.

2. Why do you think Elwood Dowd invites Mrs. Greenawalt, a telemarketer, to his sister's party?

Elwood is genuinely kind and compassionate. He invites Mrs. Greenawalt because he feels he should to be polite.

3. Why is Veta Simmons trying to get accepted by the town's society folk?

Veta Simmons wants to be accepted socially and she wants to find a suitable husband for her daughter, Myrtle Mae Simmons.

4. Why does Veta Simmons ask her daughter to be especially nice to Ethel Chauvenet?

She asks Myrtle Mae Simmons to be nice because Ethel Chauvenet has a grandson about Myrtle's age that might be a good suitor.

5. According to Veta Simmons, to whom did her mother leave everything, including the mansion?

Veta Simmons' mother left everything to Elwood Dowd.

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