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Hope Was Here

The major theme of the story, as the title strongly hints, is hope, along with the related themes of endurance and resolve. The young heroine's decision to change her name to Hope symbolises her...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2013 9:49 pm UTC

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Hope Was Here

Hope Yancey is the main character in Hope Was Here. She is a teenage girl who lives with her aunt. Hope is an adaptable person. She adapts to all the changes and moves in her life. The most...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2016 11:08 pm UTC

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Hope Was Here

Hope Was Here has a straightforward plot. Readers are introduced to Addie and Hope, and we quickly learn that the two characters are used to moving from place to place. It is not long before they...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2019 12:10 pm UTC

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G.T. plants trees to keep memories alive. G.T. actually plants trees to commemorate specific events related to his loved ones. He takes Hope out back where his grove of trees thrives, telling her,...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2009 1:58 am UTC

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Braverman is the cook at the diner. He is a big guy, young and reasonably handsome. Hope describes her first impression of Braverman, saying that he is "a very tall guy - six-four at least...He...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2009 12:33 am UTC

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Hope Was Here

The primary setting of Hope was Here by Joan Bauer is, eventually, a small town in southern Wisconsin; more specifically, it is a small-town diner in Mulhoney, Wisconsin, called Welcome Stairways...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2013 11:48 pm UTC

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Hope says that her "best feature" are her "pearly white teeth". Besides having a nice smile, she has "curly brown hair that dusts (her) shoulders", and long bangs which often hide her eyebrows....

Latest answer posted February 14, 2009 2:11 am UTC

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In Hope Was Here, written by Joan Bauer, the main character's name given to her by her mother is Tulip. Her mother is barely present in her life, only popping up occasionally, and has abandoned her...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2016 7:24 pm UTC

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Hope Was Here

Joan Bauer's novel Hope Was Here, is a wonderful coming of age story about the title character, Hope, making her way in the world. Hope Yancey is an engaging and unique character who is moving to...

Latest answer posted September 8, 2016 3:20 am UTC

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Having been left behind by her irresponsible mother as an infant, Hope has been raised by her Aunt Addie, a diner cook of some reknown. The two of them have moved around a lot, and the story opens...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2009 10:03 am UTC

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In the story, Braverman struggles with his anger after Millstone hires three men to beat him up. We get an idea of how upset he is in chapter 13. In that chapter, Hope is in Braverman's home; she...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2017 5:22 pm UTC

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Hope is the protagonist of Hope was Here, so the antagonist (or one who works against her) could be one of many characters in the book. The case could be made that her mother is her antagonist...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2009 4:54 am UTC

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After G.T. marries Addie, he asks Hope if she would consider letting him adopt her. He wants to officially be her father. Hope accepts and is thrilled with this idea. She has longed for her...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2015 6:44 am UTC

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Hope can't really be said to have a relationship with her mother because her mother abandoned her at birth and never acted to remedy that abandonment, although she does visit and Hope (who was...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2010 8:01 am UTC

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The author of the book has made many of her characters' names correspond to their lives or attitudes. Braverman, who is called only by his last, is a case in point. Braverman comes from a poor...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2009 6:35 am UTC

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In order to understand what Hope is thinking here, put yourself in her shoes. You are a kid who is from New York City. And now here you are driving in to this town in Wisconsin. The sign says...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2011 12:55 am UTC

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Hope Was Here is recommended for readers in the seventh grade and above. Readers who have advanced skills but are in lower grades may also enjoy the book. The protagonist in the story is Hope, a...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2016 4:26 am UTC

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