Short Essay Questions Key
1. How did Zeitoun meet his wife?
Zeitoun met his wife when the wife of his friend Ahmad decided that her friend would be perfect for Zeitoun, and set up a time for them to meet.
2. How did Zeitoun's relationship with his wife progress when they first met?
When Zeitoun first met his wife, they had an instant connection, but they remained friends for a few years before it escalated into a more romantic relationship.
3. What warning does Ahmed give Zeitoun about Katrina?
Ahmed calls Zeitoun and says that he can sense that Katrina is going to be trouble, and that Zeitoun should evacuate with his family while they still have time. He knows a lot about storms having been a sea captain for 30 years.
4. What do Zeitoun's daughters do the night before the storm?
The night before the storm hits, Zeitoun's daughter's spend their time watching "Pride and Prejudice" and watching the news updates about the storm.
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