1. In Part 1, what does Elio remember about seeing Oliver for the first time?
Elio remembers walking down his tree-lined driveway. He sees Oliver step out of the cab wearing a billowy blue shirt with the collar open. Sunglasses cover his eyes, and a straw hat covers his head.
2. What is the first thing that Elio remembers about Oliver in Part 1?
The first thing that Elio remembers about Oliver is the way that Oliver says good-bye. He hears Oliver first say it to the person who shared a ride with him to Elio's house. Instead of always saying good-bye, Oliver always tells people "later."
3. In Part 1, why do Elio's parents take in summer guests and what do the guests do in return?
Elio's parents take in summer guests. It is their way of helping young academics revise a manuscript before publication. Summer residents do not pay anything, are given run of the house, and can do as they wish as long as they spend an hour or so a day helping Elio's father with correspondence and paperwork.
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