Short Essay Questions Key
1. As the book begins, what business is the author undertaking?
In the first chapter, Johanna and her friend, Tom, are visiting the house of Pachita. Johanna is angry because she does not wish to be late for the night's events.
2. At the beginning of Chapter 1, why is Dr. Carlos angry with Tom?
Tom is a part of an organization called the Mind Control group. Dr Carlos charges Tom and his group with not supporting the work of Pachita and Hermanito.
3. What does Johanna think of Pachita's home?
Johanna is shocked at the state of Pachita's house. She describes it as being incredibly messy, dirty, and cluttered.
4. What does the first chapter serve as for the rest of the book?
The book begins with a narrative introduction to Johanna's story. It offers just enough information about the story to gain the readers interest.
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