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 - The Bear Called State O' Maine
1. Who is "State O' Maine"?
2. What do the Berry children insist about the story being told at the beginning of the novel?
3. Why doesn't Win go to Harvard?
4. Why are Win and Mary looking forward to their summer jobs so much when they meet?
5. Why is there a break in the quick succession that Mary and Win have their children in?
6. How does "State O' Maine" die?
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