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 - Part 1, Chapter 1
1. What accommodations does Meursault ask his employer to make when he finds out his mother has died and how does the employer react?
2. Describe Meursault's preparations before boarding the bus to his mother's funeral.
3. Where does the caretaker of the nursing home take Meursault after his arrival and what does the caretaker offer to do in this place that Meursault refuses?
4. Where does Meursault stay during his night in the village where his mother had lived and who stays with him?
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