Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Chapter 2 Questions

Vocabulary - Find the meaning for the following words in this chapter and write one paragraph that uses all 3 words correctly:


Incredulous- to show disbelief

Vaguely- not clearly show or displayed

Nonchalantly-seeming to be calm and unconcerned

At the soccer game its was the girl's first game and seemed she very nonchalantly about the game. In the first half she played very vaguely. Then in the second half she scored a goal, and her teammates and coach were very incredulous.

1. Who is the fuzz?
The fuzz are the police.


2. Are the names Ponyboy and Sodapop nicknames? Explain.
No the names Ponyboy and Sodapop are not nicknames they are they're real name because when they are at the movies with Cherry and Marcia they ask if Ponyboy is his real name and he said it was and that it said Sodapop on Sodapop's birth certificate.


3. Who are Cherry and Marcia?
Cherry and Marcia are the two girls that Ponyboy and Johnny meet at the drive-in on the Friday night.


4. Why doesn't Ponyboy like referring to Sodapop as a dropout?
Ponyboy doesn't like to refer to Sodapop as a dropout because Ponyboy is so 'brainy' and he is disappointed that Soda doesn't go to school.

5. What is Ponyboy comparing Two-Bit to when he calls him a "chessy cat" on page 27? What figure of speech is this besides a simile?
This means that he was smiling widely and excitedly.

6. What is "a weed" slang for in 1967?
A weed is slang for a cigarette in 1967.

7. Why does Dally look sick now (p. 33)?
Dally looked scared looked scared now because he had seen people get killed before but this time they were coming to hurt them, not somebody else.

8. What literary device does the author use to describe Johnny's mugging (pgs. 31-34)?

The literary device the author uses to describe Johnny's mugging is character and tone.

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