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The Cay Questions and Answers
Why does Timothy call Phillip "young boss"?
What are the physical traits of Phillip from The Cay?
What is the Devil's Mouth in the book The Cay by Theodore Taylor?
What is an example of foreshadowing in chapters 11-19 of Theodore Taylor's book The Cay?
What are some metaphors and similes in The Cay?
In The Cay, why have the Germans come to these islands all the way from Europe? What do they want?
What did Phillip really mean when he asked Timothy, "Are you still Black?"
What are some character traits that describe Phillip in Theodore Taylor's The Cay?
How long did Phillip stay on the island for in The Cay?
What are some of the foods Timothy and Philip ate while on the cay?
In The Cay, what is an example of Phillip not wanting to leave the island?
What three concerns did Curacao and the Dutch West Indies have which Phillip's mom worried about the most in the novel, The Cay?
In The Cay, what quotes show the characters' personalities?
What continent is Curacao on in "The Cay"?
What is the setting of the novel, "The Cay?"
How did Phillip feel about Timothy in the novel, The Cay?
In The Cay, how did Timothy die?
Why did Timothy try to make Phillip independent in chapter 11 of "The Cay"?
What is the important lesson of friendship from The Cay? use a quote from the book and explain the answer
What is the conflict and resolution in the book The Cay by Theodore Taylor?
When Phillip first realizes that he is blind in The Cay, he does all of the following except what? Please tell me all the answers.
What is the exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of The Cay by Theodore Taylor?
Why did Timothy slap Phillip in The Cay?
Banning "The Cay" What justification might you see for banning this book from a teaching curriculum?
What problems did Timothy and Phillip have in The Cay?
How did Phillip become blind in The Cay?
In The Cay by Theodore Taylor, what does Phillip find when he looks for the fishing poles?
In what three ways was the war affecting Phillip's life?
What happened in Chapters 12,13,14,and 15 in The Cay?
What is the main theme of The Cay?
What was the only thing that Philip wanted to take off the island with him?
In The Cay, how did Phillip help Timothy, and what did Timothy want Phillip to do, in chapters 9 through 12?
In Chapter 16 of The Cay, what legacy had Timothy left for Phillip?
Life Lessons of the Cay What are the life lessons we can learn from the cay and what are the main themes which are brought out in this book?
In "The Cay" I read that Timothy thought Stew Cat was an evil jumbi. What is a jumbi?
Use chapters 4–7 of The Cay to characterize Phillip. Include his emotions as part of your characterization.
In The Cay, why does Phillip's father think that it is safer for them to stay where they are rather than return to Virginia?
Timothy reveals to Phillip that he cannot read or write. How does this make Phillip feel? What do Phillip's feelings reveal about him?
What happens as a result of Timothy's malaria attack in The Cay?
What are differences between Theodore Taylor's book The Cay and the movie?
In chapter 16 how did Phillip discover the cay was recovering after the storm? List 4 things such as Landscape, Signal Fire,Water,Food, and Shelter.
How did Phillip end up getting separated from his mother in The Cay?
When did the hurricane hit in "The Cay"?
What does Phillip mean when he says of Timothy, "His eyes were becoming mine," in Theodore Taylor's The Cay?
What occurs that makes Phillip wonder about Timothy's mental state?
What is Phillip and Timothy's relationship?
What are some adjectives to describe Timothy from the book The Cay? Give reasons.
In The Cay, how and why did Phillip's attitude change towards Timothy? What was the ultimate sacrifice that Timothy made for Phillip?
At the end of chapter 13 Phillip did two things that prove he is able to survive. What were these things and why were they vital things for Phillip to learn?
In the book The Cay, what is the setting of the Devils Mouth?