Short Essay Questions Key
1. In "Futures," why does David Applelow respond to the ad in the newspaper?
David Applelow responds to the job ad in the newspaper because he is recently unemployed. The advertised job states a high starting salary, and even though the details are vague, David decides it is worth the call.
2. How does David Applelow react to his first interview with Ms. Samuel in "Futures"?
David Applelow is nervous before his first interview and feels underqualified compared to the other people waiting to interview. During the interview, David isn't sure how to act when Ms. Samuel asks him questions about astrology and Zodiac signs. At the end of the interview, however, David feels optimistic and even cancels his other interviews for the day.
3. What does Marnie tell David in "Futures" when she gives him her key?
Marnie tells David to let her younger son, Zach, into the apartment. She makes it clear that David should not let Zach have the key, because she has been having problems with him lately.
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