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  • Hoot
    The people building the new pancake house, called Mother Paula's All-American Pancake House, in Hoot have connections with local politicians. One of the big shots in the pancake franchise phoned...

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    In the book Hoot, Roy's bike tire gets a flat because Beatrice bites a hole in it. At the end of chapter six, Roy rides his bike to the construction yard. He is looking for Mullet Fingers,...

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    I had to read the question over a couple of times to make sure that Dana Matherson was actually included in the character comparison. It is fairly easy to compare the similarities between Roy and...

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    I think by "thread" you mean "theme," which will be the novel's central idea and message. Hoot has a couple of central themes in my opinion. One theme is the theme of environmentalism. That...

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    I'm not sure if "how did Roy learn to stand so still" is the best way to ask that question. I think a more appropriate question is "why does Roy stand so still, and when did he have to do it...

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    There are multiple conflicts in the book "Hoot." The most immediate conflict to the main character, Roy, is the school bully. That guy's name is Dana Matherson. He is relentless in his pursuit...

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    I have to initially say that Mullet Fingers is homeless. He is the step-brother to Beatrice Leap. Mullet Fingers has been sent off to a boarding school, so he should be living there. But as Roy...

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    Yes, it is consistent with Roy's character. Roy is not a show boating kind of character. He is not the class clown. He is not the captain of the football team. He is not the prom king, and he is...

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  • Hoot
    A symbol, of course, is something that stands for something else. In literature, and especially in novels, symbols become a very important bit of figurative language. This book is no exception. In...

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  • Hoot
    Officer Delinko reveals something about his past and something about his integrity when he asks Mr. Eberhardt to write him a letter of praise for his personnel file. By asking for the letter,...

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    Running Boy also has another nickname in the novel Hoot. His nickname is "Mullet Fingers" because he can snatch mullet fish out of the water with just his bare fingers. As the novel progresses, we...

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    Carl Hiaasen, author of Hoot, began his career as a journalist dedicated to writing about environmental issues in Florida and many of his novels revolve around social and political issues,...

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  • Hoot
    Hoot by Carl Hiaasen traces the steps of Roy Eberhardt as he must contend with being an outsider at his new school where he is bullied and mistreated but manages to forge friendships and impress,...

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    The setting in Hoot has a tremendous impact on the plot. The setting of Florida illuminates the aspect of territoriality, which has a large implication on the plot. Roy is an outsider to Florida,...

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    Beatrice takes Roy's bike in order to coerce him into giving her the answers she wants from him. She is suspicious that Roy is trying to find her brother Mullet Fingers who escaped from a boarding...

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  • Hoot
    Roy realizes that he hasn't given Florida a chance (always comparing to Montana). He is ready to call Florida home and appreciate what it has to offer.

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    The concept of bullying plays a major role in Hiaasen's story. The fact that the opening of the story involves Roy being bullied by Dana and his people helps to establish the opening of the story....

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  • Hoot
    Hoot is a book about environmental heroism. The Pancake House chain is developing illegally because they never got the required permit to build since the owls had nesting sites on the property....

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    Roy's father often got promoted, so they have to move around

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    they are suspecting the company did not get a permit in building a pancke house over the land the owls live in. if the company does not have a permit, it cannot build the pancke house. if the kids...

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    In the book Hoot, Roy's bicycle is taken by Beatrice Leep. Roy had ridden his bicycle to the golf course, where he had hoped to find a mysterious running boy who calls himself Mullet Fingers....

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  • Hoot
    In the book Hoot, Roy breaks Dana's nose. Roy does not mean to break Dana's nose. Dana Matherson is a lot bigger than Roy, and he is the school bully. Roy is new to the area, and rides the same bus...

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    Officer Delinko asks Roy to call him if he comes across any information concerning the vandalism that has been occurring at the construction site of the new Mother Paula's All-American Pancake...

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  • Hoot
    The emergency room doctor did not believe Beatrice's story about how Mullet Fingers got hurt because his injuries were not consistent with the explanation she gave. Beatrice told the doctor that...

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  • Hoot
    This boy is Beatrice's brother. We are given the nickname "Mullet Fingers" early in the book. But we just barely learn the boy's real name toward the end of the book. Napoleon Bridger is a name...

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    Coconut Grove, Florida is the base setting for Hoot by Carl Hiassen. Roy has recently moved to Coconut Grove from Montana, as this is something he has endured quite often. Trace Middle School is...

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  • Hoot
    In Chapter 20, at the groundbreaking ceremony of Mother Paula's Pancake House, Chuck Muckle and the other dignitaries were given gold painted shovels to scoop up the sand, "Gold-painted shovels...

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    Beatrice helps Roy because at first she feels sorry for him as he is new in town. Roy is being terrorized on the bus by a bully named Dana Matherson. Beatrice doesn't help Roy so much out of...

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    Roy's family is comparatively ideal, and his parents are intelligent, reasonable, and supportive. When Roy has problems, he is unafraid to go to his parents for advice, and together they examine...

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    Roy's father, Mr. Eberhart, helps his son in two very important ways. First, he helps Roy to decide what he should do about an injustice about which he feels very strongly. And then, when the...

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  • Hoot
    The book And the movie have more differences than similarities. Since your question is on similarities ... Main characters are the same except for Miss Hennepin (not even in movie) and Lonna...

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    Roy has twice caught a glimpse of a mysterious running boy as he is looking out the window of the schoolbus in the afternoon. Consumed by curiosity, he precipitously gets off the bus the second...

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    Beatrice breaks into Roy's house because "things got kinda hairy at home (and she) didn't know where else to go".After he has gone to bed, Roy is surprised to hear his name being...

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  • Hoot
    In Chapter seven, we learn how Roy's bicycle tire was damaged. Beatrice Leep the stepsister of "Mullet Fingers" bites a hole through Roy's bicycle tyre.

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  • Hoot
    The novel begins with Dana Matherson the school bully ( "smoking and beating up smaller kids were his two main hobbies" ) catching hold of Roy's head and smashing it against the school...

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    Roy's father teaches his son to act rationally and talk about problems. He gives guidance and advice, and trusts Roy to make good decisions on his own. Roy has talked about fighting with his...

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    One of the things that the author is trying to say is that problems need to be confronted directly and rationally. Roy does this when he goes over to Beatrice in the cafeteria to find out why she...

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  • Hoot
    According to Amazon, the paperback copy has 288 pages.Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S

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    Although the movie "Hoot" stays very close to the main themes in the book of the same name, and in many places, the plot line and dialogue are exactly the same, there are a number of...

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