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 - Pedro Páramo, pages 1 - 11
1. What does Juan Preciado hope to accomplish by finding his father?
2. How is Comala different from how Juan's mother describes it?
3. Describe the road to Comala.
4. Why does Juan's mother hate having her picture taken?
5. What does the burro driver tell Juan about how don Pedro treats women?
6. Why does Eduviges and Dolorita promise to die together?
Short Essay Question - Pedro Páramo, pages 11 - 24
7. Describe the memory...
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