Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why does the justice of the peace have a problem marrying Carl and Annie?
The justice of the peace has a problem marrying Carl and Annie because Annie looks so young. He wants to have Annie produce a statement of approval from her parents before he performs the wedding. Instead, Annie shows a baptism certificate that proves she is an adult.
2. In Chapter 1, what does Annie reveal about her family?
Annie reveals that she has moved away from her family, which disappoints her mother. She misses her younger brothers, however.
3. How do Carl and Annie celebrate their marriage?
Carl and Annie celebrate their marriage by selling their football tickets and using the money to go out to a nice restaurant.
4. How do Carl and Annie plan on dealing with their financial situation after they are married?
Carl and Annie agree to live nicely but cheaply because they do not have much money. Carl plans on working at several part time jobs while he is in school.
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