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Answered a Question in The Sign of the Beaver
In The Sign of the Beaver, the main character, Matt, is visited by a beaver trapper by the name of Ben. Ben, a large and imposing figure, invites himself to dinner and Matt feels obliged to feed...
Answered a Question in The Wednesday Wars
Holling first refers to his house as "perfect" in the first chapter, "September." According to his father, the house is perfectly in the middle of town. It's not on the north side with Jewish...
Answered a Question in We Real Cool
I'm assuming you mean the poem "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks. The poem itself is quite short, which makes it seem odd to think of the poem in terms of plot or events. However, upon closer...
Answered a Question in The Westing Game
Alexander McSouthers, also known as "Sandy," is the doorman in the story, but he used to work at the Westing Paper factory. There are a couple of points in the novel that indicate he was fired for...
Answered a Question in A Separate Peace
The quote, "I began to know that each morning reasserted the problems of night before, that sleep suspended all but changed nothing, that you couldn't make yourself over between dawn and dusk," is...
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