Short Essay Questions Key
1. How did Fred die?
Maxine tells Shannon that Fred cut himself on a fish hook and caught a blood infection. The hospitals in Mexico were not good enough to cure him and he died shortly afterward.
2. Why can Shannon not stay at the hotel?
Maxine offers to let Shanon stay at the hotel. She says he is obviously stressed and needs a rest. Shannon would like to take her up on the offer, but he has a bus load of tourists to look after. He is worried if he does anything stupid, he will lose his job.
3. Why are there so many Nazis in Mexico?
There is a Nazi family staying at the hotel called the Fahrenkopfs. Shannon asks Maxine why so many Nazis come to Mexico and she tells him that they have easy access to both the states and South America.
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