Questions and Answers for The Underneath
What is the role of anger in the plot of The Underneath by Kathi Appelt?
Anger in The Underneath is represented mostly by the Ranger's inherently evil owner, Gar Face. Ranger, of course, is a mistreated dog from the bayou on the Texas and Louisiana border, chained...
Who is the protagonist in the novel The Underneath?
The protagonist of Kathi Appalt's The Underneath is actually a calico cat; the story is about a cat and her kittens who move into the space under a Louisiana house. Their friend, a stray hound-dog,...
What was the calico cat's name?
"The calico cat" had no name. Although the dog is called Ranger, the kittens are called Puck and Sabine, and other animals in the story also have their own names, the main character of the mother...