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 I
1. How did Zeitoun meet his wife?
2. How did Zeitoun's relationship with his wife progress when they first met?
3. What warning does Ahmed give Zeitoun about Katrina?
4. What do Zeitoun's daughters do the night before the storm?
5. What is the contraflow?
6. Why did the mayor tell citizens to be armed with an axe if they did not evacuate?
7. What does Zeitoun plan to do after his family evacuates?
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