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 - Between Timid and Timbuktu
1. According to the narrator, what did Earth's advance agents find in space that had already been found in abundance on Earth?
2. As the story begins and the next materialization is about to occur, the police inform the crowd that the materialization has already taken place a few blocks away. Why?
3. How does Malachi gain entrance to the estate in order to witness the materialization?
4. When Malachi greets Winston during the materialization, Malachi experiences an unfamiliar feeling and starts to feel panicky. Why?
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