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 - Prologue "The Dupont Man" | Chapter 1 "That Single Promise"
1. As Hoyt looks at himself in the mirror, how does he see himself?
2. What is the promise Miss Pennington asks Charlotte to make her?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 2 "The Whole Black Player Thing" | Chapter 3 "The Mermaid Blushed"
3. Why were many fans excited to watch the pick-up basketball game?
4. When Charlotte first meets her roommate, what difference is apparent?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 4 "The Dummy" | Chapter 5 "You the Man"
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