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In Fever 1793, what is Mattie's dream?

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brittanyl0vex | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 16, 2007 at 3:49 AM via web

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In Fever 1793, what is Mattie's dream?

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lmillerm | College Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted September 16, 2007 at 4:52 AM (Answer #1)

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In regard to Mattie's dream, it is mentioned early on (Chapter 5) that Mattie dreams of far away places: "Paris would smell like a lemon peel, far away and wonderful." (Pg. 29)

This quote has been taken from the Aladdin Paperbacks edition of Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.

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karrenjordan | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 11, 2009 at 12:42 AM (Answer #2)

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mattie's dream was to escape from home.

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liorafaction | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 22, 2009 at 4:14 AM (Answer #3)

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escape from home or marriage Nathaniel

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theknower | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 3, 2010 at 2:51 AM (Answer #4)

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she wants leave and kill her mother

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nyabishmen-of-doom | Student | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted November 30, 2010 at 7:59 AM (Answer #5)

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I beleve she states that it is to escape home and go live in Paris.

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