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
1. Describe Pegeen's personality.
2. What items does Pegeen say she requires in the letter she writes?
3. What do Shawn's reservations about staying with Pegeen before their marriage suggest about his character?
4. What is Pegeen's job?
5. Describe the relationship between Pegeen and her father, Michael.
6. Explain the role that religion plays in the story?
7. Why is dispensation needed for Shawn to marry Pegeen?
8. Describe the manner in which Pegeen treats...
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