Short Essay Questions Key
1. "The Homecoming" takes place in an old London house where four men live. Who are these men and how are they related to each other?
Max and his brother Sam share the house with Max's sons Joey and Lenny.
2. What conflicting information does Max give about MacGregor (his father)?
Max speaks of MacGregor in nasty terms and says he was a tough father, but he also recalls fond memories because MacGregor took good care of him and played with him.
3. Describe Max's attitude toward his brother Sam.
Max taunts Sam about not being married, he calls him a maggot and a grub, and he says that as soon as Sam retires, he's out.
4. Explain how Sam feels about his performance at work.
Sam thinks he is the best driver of all the chauffeurs and says that he doesn't take liberties such as speaking when he's not supposed to.
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