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 - Prologue and Part 1: Chapters 1-2
1. Where is "Patty Jane's House of Curl" set? What is the community like?
2. What memory does Nora recall about her mother and a man at a drugstore in the prologue?
3. What do we find out about Nora's father in the prologue?
4. Why were Patty Jane and her sister raised by an aunt? What did the aunt's treatment of the girls spur Patty Jane to do?
5. What does Patty Jane announce to Thor on the morning after their wedding? How...
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