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 - Section 1 (pages 3-13)
1. Describe Flan and Ouisa at the beginning of the play.
2. During the opening moments of the play, what do Ouisa and Flan do onstage?
3. Why is the dinner with Geoffrey so important to the Kittredges?
4. How is Geoffrey's financial situation strange?
5. How do Flan and Ouisa know Geoffrey?
6. What comparison does Geoffrey make regarding New York as he discusses dinner?
7. Describe the humorous comparison Ouisa makes regarding Geoffrey's wealth.
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