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 - Chapter 1 | Chapter 2
1. Describe Joan Foster's state of mind in Chapter 1.
2. Why does Joan bury her clothes?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 3 | Chapter 4
3. Why does Joan want to start a new life?
4. Explain why Joan does not tell her husband Arthur that she writes Costume Gothic novels.
Short Essay Question - Chapter 5 | Chapter 6
5. Why is Joan's childhood ballet recital such a traumatic experience for her?
6. Why do the other girls treat Joan badly...
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