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, Scene 1
1. Describe the play's setting.
2. How does the audience immediately understand that the owner of the house is a dressmaker?
3. What is Assunta's occupation?
4. How did Serafina know she had conceived?
5. Why is Serafina pleased Rosario is quitting his job?
6. Why does Serafina tell Rosa not to look at Strega?
Short Essay Question - Act 1, Scene 2
7. Who is waiting outside Serafina's house?
8. What is Serafina doing...
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