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 - Chapter 1, Job Interview | Chapter 2, Boulder
1. Why does Mr. Ullman hire Jack to be the winter caretaker at the Overlook hotel?
2. What incident occurs at the school Jack formerly taught that gives the reader an idea of Jack's temper?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 3, Watson | Chapter 4, Shadowland
3. What memory does Jack have that causes him feel worthless and shameful, making him want to drink?
4. What happens to Danny when he concentrates, thinking very hard?
Short Essay Question - Chapter 5, Phonebooth | Chapter...
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