Chapter 7: Shadows and Tall Trees

Of the following questions, you need to answer two of them with quotations from the text. Be sure to use complete sentences. 1. What do the boys look like now? Cite specific examples.

2. Note instances of hope versus helplessness (110-111):

3. What are your thoughts about the line, “Jack bent down to them as though he loved them” (111)?

4. Pay attention to Ralph’s daydream/memory on page 112? How does it contrast to his present situation? Why do you think he has this memory at this point in the book?

5. What is the point of the “game” the boys play with Robert?

6. Again we find Ralph vs. Jack. What does each want? What manipulation tactics does each use?

7. What do they see ?!

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