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 - Ballad of the Sad Cafe, pages 1 - 23
1. What is the setting for "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe?"
2. What does the author reveal about Miss Amelia's character and personality?
3. How can Amelia's life be characterized?
4. Who is Cousin Lymon and how does he enter Amelia's life?
5. Why do the men in town get riled up on the day after Cousin Lymon's arrival and what are their plans?
6. What literary technique does McCullers use in telling this story and...
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