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 - Act 1, Scene 1
1. Who is the protagonist of the story? How do you know?
2. What is Carnelle's goal in the play? Why does she have this goal?
3. What has been the cause of Carnelle's problems for most of her life?
4. What routine does Carnelle plan to perform in the beauty contest? Be descriptive.
5. What has stopped Carnelle from being a contestant in the pageant before?
6. What has happened to Carnelle's mother and father?
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