Short Essay Questions Key
1. Which members of the Younger family share each of the two bedrooms?
Lena and Beneatha share the main bedroom, while Ruth and Walter Lee sleep in the bedroom converted from the breakfast nook.
2. Why is it difficult for members of the Younger family to use the bathroom in the morning?
It's located down the hall and shared by other residents of the apartment building.
3. Walter Lee mentions that Mama is expecting something to arrive in the mail. What is she expecting?
An insurance check for $10,000 for a payment for his father's death.
4. Ruth scolds Walter Lee for keeping Travis up the night before. How did Walter Lee do that?
He kept his son up by entertaining his friends, Willie Harris and Bobo, after 10:00 p.m, when the living room is supposed to be quiet so that Travis can sleep.
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