Short Essay Questions Key
1. How does Cotter get into the baseball game without paying?
Cotter is with a group of kids who want to get into the baseball game. Their tactics are to all charge through the turnstiles at the same time. While security will catch most of them there is always a few that get away. Today Cotter is one of the lucky few.
2. What problems does Edgar Hoover have with his appearance?
Hoover has always been self conscious about his height, but now he is putting on weight he thinks he looks like a round Buddha. In this section he hates to hear Jackie Gleason refer to one of the baseball players as midgets.
3. How does Jackie Gleason entertain members of the crowd?
Gleason entertains people in the crowd with his irreverent jokes based around insulting people. But if it is Gleason people want to be insulted. He pretends to be a drunk, makes fun of a man's toupee and another man's elbow patches while all the time providing laughter for everyone in ear shot.
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