Speak - 1 What do we know about Melinda so far What does...

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1. What do we know about Melinda so far? What does she say? Do? Think? How do others view her? 2. What’s the tone? The book addresses a dark topic of a young girl who was raped and is keeping it a secret. It’s not an easy secret to bear and affects her life in almost every way. Despite the serious subject of the book Melinda’s voice is surprisingly light hearted and even funny at times. She seems to be just trying to live her life and take in everything around her and at times she can almost pull off being normal, but then “It” comes along or one of her ex-friends and she loses it and lapses into remembering the night she was attacked. The whole mood of the story I think is hopeful. I kept reading because I was hoping so badly that Melinda was going do something to finally break out and tell someone, the edge of your seat aspect of Speak is that you want to see her stand up and finally speak out. “I’m on a roll. I’m rocking. I don’t know what it is; standing up to Heather,
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