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 - Chapters 1-2
1. Why might the author have written this book about immigration?
2. Why has Little Bee been a detention center for so long?
3. Why might the taxi company refuse to pick up immigrants?
4. What does Little Bee's lie to the taxi company tell the reader about her character?
5. Who does Little Bee call from the detention center?
6. How does Little Bee know Andrew?
7. Where is Sarah going when Little Bee knocks on her door?
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