The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

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Describe the Clock's attitude about time.

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The Clock is a Watchdog whose name is Tock.  His job is to make sure that nobody wastes time.  The Lethargarians consider him a very unpleasant character because all they do is waste time.  In the middle of his body is a large alarm clock that goes off when people are wasting time. When he first meets Milo, Milo tells him that he is just "killing time" (pg 30) That makes Tock so upset that his alarm goes off.  He says "It's bad enough wasting time without killing it!"(pg 30)  Killing time is an idiom we use in English to mean...

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