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 1-3
1. Why does the neighborhood on Lupton Road 'resent' the police cars that are parked there?
2. What is Dirk's impression of the hallway in Anstey's house as he enters?
3. What is Dirk's impression of Cynthia Draycott when he first encounters her?
4. What does Dirk think about Anstey's bedroom?
5. What does Dirk recall about an interview he read about Pugilism and the Third Autistic Cuckoo?
6. How does the author describe the boy in Anstey's attic room?
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