Kelso High School. English Department. Chapter Nine. In today’s lesson we will:. Analyse chapter nine of the text in relation to: plot characterisation theme: Grief and Loss theme: Growing Up / Coming
theme: Grief and Loss
theme: Growing Up / Coming
think helped you to form these impressions?
Grandma Lynn is exactly what the family needs to help them begin to live again. She pushes them to face reality, somehow finding a way through their grief.
Susie’s memory of Mrs. Utemeyer is related, because her only sense of dead people, before she herself dies, is Mrs. Utemeyer’s body at the funeral home. She suddenly sees her as a real person who grieved for her daughter who died as a young girl.