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Between Shades of Gray

What is the point of this quote in Between Shades of Gray?: "Mrs. Arvydas turned her head to me. Her eye make-up ran...

I think what this quotation does is highlight something about Mrs. Arvydas's predicament in the forced labor camp. Mrs. Arvydas is a very attractive woman who's been sleeping with officers of the...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2019 6:15 am UTC

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What does Lina not tell her mother about Kostas in Between Shades of Gray?

The answer to your question can be found in Chapters 12 and 13 in the book. In Chapter 12, the Vilkas children (Lina and Jonas) and Andrius Arvydas (their friend and another Lithuanian deportee)...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2019 3:12 pm UTC

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What is a summary of Between Shades of Gray?

This is a moving story about the hardships of young people during the Soviet regime. The story centers on the main character of Lina and her family as they are forced into a work camp under the...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2015 4:43 pm UTC

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How did Lina Vilkas experience war in Between Shades of Gray?

As one can imagine, war is a deeply traumatic experience for Lina. A young girl from a loving home, she's suddenly uprooted from her comfortable living environment by the NKVD and deported with her...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2019 6:43 am UTC

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As Between Shades of Gray opens, Lina explains that she has little understanding that her parents planned to attempt...

Between Shades of Gray was written by Ruta Sepetys. It is about the experience of a fifteen-year-old girl in Lithuania named Lina, who is living through a tumultuous time period during World War...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2019 12:40 pm UTC

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What is the plot of Between Shades of Gray?

"Between Shades of Gray" by Ruta Sepetys, published in 2011, is a fictional story based on real-life testimonies of people's experiences during the Stalinist repression of the mid-twentieth...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2019 12:42 pm UTC

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What are some important or interesting vocabulary words in the book Between Shades of Gray?

In Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys offers a fictional account of Lithuanian history in the 1930s–1940s, when the country was made a Soviet Republic. One of the first important words that...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2019 8:49 pm UTC

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