Ongoing Chapter Questions ALEHMANN 2010

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Ongoing Chapter Questions Chapter 1: Party Time Vocabulary: reconnoitered (p.4), burin (p.4), caustic (p.4), deprivation (p.16) Journal #1: Belonging 1. The reader is introduced to the main character, soon to be 17 year-old Brent Bishop. How does Brent  feel about himself? What are some character traits and specific examples from chapter one you could  use to describe him?  2. The narrator states, “His life was a house that had burned to the ground” (17). What is the  significance of this metaphor?  3. What does Brent decide to do at the end of this chapter?  Look at the statements of internal dialogue in italics at the end of the chapter. Pick one statement that shows  foreshadowing and one statement that shows irony. Chapter 2: Weeksboro, Maine Vocabulary: gesticulate (p.24), cad (p.30) 1. Describe the differences between Alexandra and Steph.  2. What does the whirligig do for Steph?  3. The plot is non-linear. Use the chart handout to allow you to keep track of specific happenings,  characters, and places in each chapter. 4. In Weeksboro, Maine, Alexandra says that the whirligig “symbolizes all unseen forces” (26). How are  the plot and the themes juxtaposed? Chapter 3: The Afterlife
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