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 - Coming Home, Mail Call, Drug Culture, What's Cooking?, Well, Doctor, I was Just Trying to Lie Down..., Rule Number 1: Follow All Rules, Take Me Out to the Ballpark, Help!, A Visit to the Barbershop and On the Hotline
1. In "Coming Home" Bryson says he is "gamely assessing" the concept of not being able to go home again. What circumstances took him away from the United States in the 1970s? How did he spend the following two decades in England? What is his reaction on returning to the United States in 1996?
2. In "Mail Call," what...
This section contains 1,785 words|
(approx. 6 pages at 300 words per page)