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 - Part 1: Chapters 1-2
1. Who is Frikkie?
2. Who is Tengo?
3. Why is Frikkie given so much respect on his uncle's farm?
4. How are the differences between blacks and whites exhibited in the characters of Frikkie and Tengo?
Short Essay Question - Part 1: Chapters 3-4
5. Why is Tengo not permitted to attend school and how does he feel about that?
6. Who is Joseph?
7. What do Dr. and Mrs. Miller agree to give to Tengo for his...
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