1. What is going on in the theater when the book begins?
The show is already over at the beginning of the book. The theater is sitting quiet.
2. What is Meredith expecting as he looks out toward the empty seats of the theater?
Meredith seems to expect something or someone as he looks out toward the empty seats of the theater. There is only a deserted teddy bear still in its chair.
3. How does Stella try to defend herself to Meredith at the beginning of the book?
Stella tries to defend herself by saying that she is too young to carry the burden of blame. Stella also says that she is not the only one at fault.
4. What does Rose tell Meredith about Stella at the beginning of the book?
Rose reminds Meredith of Stella's youth. Rose also tells Meredith that he shouldn't be so hard on Stella.
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