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 - Act 1, Pages 6 - 12
1. In the first act of "This Is Our Youth," how do Dennis Ziegler and Warren Straub defy stereotype in terms of their lifestyle and background?
2. Where and when does the play take place, and how is it significant?
3. What is the nature of Dennis and Warren's friendship?
4. How are Dennis and Warren's ages significant?
5. Describe Dennis's apartment and how the setting is relevant to his character.
6. How is Warren's appearance significant?
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