The Indian in the Cupboard Questions and Answers

The Indian in the Cupboard

Themes that permeate the narrative in The Indian in the Cupboard are prejudice and the responsibility that comes with power over people. The theme of prejudice comes into play when Little Bear is...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2019 7:15 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

In The Indian in the Cupboard, a young boy named Omri finds out that he can bring plastic figurines to life using a magic key and cupboard. At first, Omri thinks that it is magic and that the...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2019 4:27 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

In Lynne Reid Banks's novel The Indian in the Cupboard, Boone is the cowboy who first gets to know Omri in Chapter 9. All we know about Boone so far is that he cries easily and likes to ignore...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2016 10:00 pm UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

Patrick and Omri get kicked out of the main hall because Omri creates a disturbance. Patrick is actually not involved in the specific ruckus, but gets blamed anyway. Omri had brought Little Bear to...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2010 1:34 pm UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

Omri brings Little Bear outside because the Indian wants to ride his horse on solid ground instead of carpet. After Omri has magically made the horse, Little Bear mounts him inside the cabinet,...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2010 9:33 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

Once Omri starts to take Little Bear outside, the Native American brave realizes that he's just entered a whole new world. And it's a scary world, a world full of danger. So long as he remains in...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2018 6:21 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

In chapter 9 of the story, Little Bear wants to kill the cowboy. Omri sees Little Bear crawling towards the cowboy with a knife in his hand and quickly intervenes. He says to Little Bear, "You are...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2021 11:48 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

During lunch, Patrick gets into a physical confrontation with two schoolmates after sitting down at a crowded lunch table. Patrick has the Indian and the Cowboy in his pocket when the confrontation...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2019 11:04 pm UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

When, in the opening pages of Lynne Reid Banks’s novel The Indian in the Cupboard, Omri, the young protagonist who has received the gift of a small plastic Indian from his friend Patrick, awakens...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2019 9:31 pm UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

The reason that they get kicked out of the main hall is that Omri is making too much noise and Patrick is suspected of causing him to make the noise. The situation here is that the school is having...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2010 8:40 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

In my copy of the book, the answer to this can be found on page 36. This is the page that is the next to last page in Chapter 3 so you can find it in your own copy. What Little Bear tells Omri is...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2010 2:44 am UTC

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The Indian in the Cupboard

When Boone sees Omri, he thinks he’s hallucinating. He does not think Omri is real but a result of his delirium tremens, which are hallucinations specifically caused by alcohol withdrawal. Overall,...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2021 1:34 pm UTC

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