Before I Fall Questions and Answers

Before I Fall

One of the most compelling life lessons that comes out of Before I Fall is the idea that we have to atone for our cruelty. Samantha has been cruel to so many people. The most hurtful of her...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2015 10:50 pm UTC

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Before I Fall

Lauren Oliver’s novel Before I Fall details the tragic death of Samantha Kingston, who is killed in a car accident. In this first-person narrative, Samantha is forced to relive her death for seven...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2018 12:41 am UTC

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Before I Fall

I think the theme of this work could be aptly summed up in one word: connections. Sam has to go through a process of repeating a single day until she realises how intimately she is connected with...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2012 1:49 pm UTC

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Before I Fall

Before I Fall is a profound read. It focuses on the idea of making right that which is wrong. As a result, you can probably find many quotes to fit this central message. Upon learning of what...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2015 4:13 am UTC

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Before I Fall

During the seven days that Sam is forced to repeat, until she is able to change what she wants to change, we see a gradual but definite development in her character. After the first couple of days,...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2012 1:38 pm UTC

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Before I Fall

Sam feels like she could do anything, and she wants to be looked at. So she puts on a skirt that she folds at the waist to make it very short, five-inch platform heels, a fur-trimmed tank, and a...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2019 12:05 pm UTC

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Before I Fall

“I feel heat creeping up my neck and know my skin’s probably going red and splotchy. It does this whenever I’m embarrassed” (14). “Here are my good traits: big green eyes, straight white teeth,...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2016 11:26 pm UTC

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Before I Fall

In Lauren Oliver’s young adult novel Before I Fall, Sam is living the same day over and over: February 12th. The first day, she wakes up as normal. She goes to school with her other popular...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2019 12:18 pm UTC

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