Two+Kinds+Questions.docx - 1 What did the narrator’s mother believe What can the reader tell about her The mother believed that in America you can be

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1. What did the narrator’s mother believe? What can the reader tell about her? The mother believed that in America you can be whatever you wanted to be and so she was pushing her daughter to become a prodigy. As stated in paragraph 2 “Of course, you can be a prodigy, too,” my mother told me when I was nine” 2. What does the narrator mean when she says that they did not immediately pick the right kind of prodigy? The narrator thinks that maybe she can be a prodigy but not a Shirley Temple because she’s not talented in that way but she’s a strong and powerful girl. As stated in paragraph 15 “And then I saw what seemed to be the prodigy side of me—a face I had never seen before. I looked at my reflection, blinking so that I could see more clearly. The girl staring back at me was angry, powerful.” 3. What happens to the narrator at the beauty training school? The narrator had to have her hair cut evenly because and i quote “these soggy clumps” 4. Why does the instructor say that Peter Pan is very popular? The instructor said that peter pan is very popular because the way she got her haircut was in a boyish way with bangs and it was very short. 5. What would happen after dinner every night? What can the reader infer? Her mom would give her a test to push her to become a prodigy.
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