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“ But Kids loose everything unless somebody looks out for them and if your folks are too f’ed up to do then maybe I ought to”(381). Chris. Leader of the group Was set up for failure because of his family. What does he do to prove he isn’t like his family? What does his brother do to him?
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“But Kids loose everything unless somebody looks out for them and if your folks are too f’ed up to do then maybe I ought to”(381)
Chris • Leader of the group • Was set up for failure because of his family. • What does he do to prove he isn’t like his family? • What does his brother do to him? • What happens to him later in life?
Gordie • Narrator of the story • In the story he is a writer as an adult.
Liked to write as a teen too but didn’t want to be different than friends. • Who gives him good advice? • What was the moment with the deer all about?
Deer quote • “What I was seeing was some kind of gift, something given with a carelessness that was appalling” ( 393)
Vern • Told the boys about the body- Ray Brower • His brother is Billy – mean • Vern looks for a jar of pennies that most likely Billy stole • What happens to him later in life?
Teddy • Father burned his ears on a hot plate • Father was sent to Mental institution • Milo and Teddy confrontation • Teddy dodges trucks • What happens to him later in life?
“Vern was licking his lips in compulsive sort of way, as if he had just tasted some obscure new delicacy…” • “Teddy only stood and look…His face was a total blank. • Page 407 -
What experiences have the boys encountered up to the point they see the dead body? • Turn to page 412 How do these experiences relate to the unit title of Self-reliance? Fall from innocence
Foreshadowing • Goochers – bad luck • Ace’s gang- Dramatic irony ( we know they are on their way to the body. The boys do not)
The Most Dangerous Game • Know the two main characters: Rainford and Zaroff • What clues in the beginning foreshadowed trouble for Rainsford? ( convo w/ Whitney, name of island, gun shots)
Why did Zaroff want to hunt humans? • Ending vague
Marigolds • Know the main characters and motivations for what they do • Internal /external conflicts Miss Lottie and Lizbeth are are dynamic characters, how?