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 - Chapters 1 through 6
1. Discuss Mary Ann's initial reaction to the lifestyle in San Francisco.
2. Describe Mrs. Madrigal and Mary Ann's initial interaction.
3. Which other significant character does Mary Ann meet at Social Safeway?
4. Why do neither Mary Ann nor Connie think they will stay in touch when Mary Ann moves out?
Short Essay Question - Chapters 7 through 10
5. How does Mrs. Madrigal welcome Mary Ann to 28 Barbary Lane?
6. How does Mona help Mary Ann when the two women...
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