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 - The Children's Hour, Act 1
1. "The Children's Hour" was author Lillian Hellman's first play. Who did she dedicate it to?
2. Describe the Wright-Dobie School for Girls.
3. Who is Lily Mortar?
4. Why does Martha believe that Karen is letting the school "go to hell"?
Short Essay Question - The Children's Hour, Act 2
5. What happens with the students at the school in Act II of "The Children's Hour"?
6. Who tells Mrs. Tilford that Mary is a strange and bad girl and...
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