- Describe the plot of the book.
- What is the major conflict in your book? The major conflict in the book is person v person and person v self.
- What causes the conflict to occur? What are some of the obstacles that lead to the conflict? The thing that causes the conflict to occur is that the main characters boyfriend died and came back to her window as a vampire and keeps asking her to invite him in. She has to battle with herself with her drug and alcohol addiction and with keeping herself from letting her boyfriend in.
- What is the most exciting part of the plot? Is this when the conflict is resolved? The most exciting part of the plot is the end when she goes outside to a party and sees her boyfriend there. She has to battle him to keep him from turning anyone else into a vampire. This is when the conflict is solved.
- How is the conflict resolved? Is this what you expected? Explain. The conflict is solved in the end when she has to fight her vampire boyfriend and overcomes her fears of him. This is what I expected to happen.
- Describe the setting in the book. What visual images do you see in your head? Give examples in the book that lead you to these images.
- How does the setting relate to your own world? It only relates a little bit because part of the setting is in a high school.
- Describe an important symbol in the book. What is the symbol? What does the symbol represent? An important symbol in the book is the silver cross that she gets to keep her boyfriend away and the wooden stake that she makes to finally kill him. These symbolize safety and freedom.
- What effect do the events in plot have on the characters?
- How do the characters change throughout the book? The main girl changes a lot because she eventually kills her vampire boyfriend and finds another guy and stops taking drugs and drinking
- Do some of the characters not change? Why? Explain. Her boyfriend doesn’t change at all. He is still mean by the end of the book and he still tries to get people to follow him.
- Describe a questionable action by one of the characters. Do you think they were right or wrong? Why? A questionable action would be when the main girl gives her boyfriend to come in. She does it because he threatens to hurt her friends and I think it was with good reasoning but I didn’t expect it.
- Were there any words that you did not know the definition? Did you look the word up in the dictionary? If you didn’t, how did you determine what the word meant? There weren’t any very hard words in the book and if there were than I knew what they meant.
- Was there a moment in the book when you were surprised, angered, upset, excited or happy? Describe the scene and what evoked this emotion. In the end I was happy because her vampire boyfriend is gone and she doesn’t have a drug and alcohol problem anymore and she has a new, better, boyfriend.
- Are there any parts of the story that are confusing? Why? There weren’t.
- If you could ask the author one question, what would it be and why? I would ask the author why she gave the main character so many problems to deal with. I think that its bad enough that she goes to high school, her boyfriend is a vampire that want to kill her, and her mom doesn’t care about her, but the author had to add a drug and alcohol addiction on top of all that other stuff.
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