1. From what narrative perspective is the Prologue: "Little Muddy" related?
The prologue is related from a third-person narrator who has a limited perspective to the thoughts of protagonist Eddie. It is related in the past tense.
2. What are Eddie's circumstances as he drives the Subaru in the Prologue: "Little Muddy"?
Eddie has stolen a Subaru and is in the process of escape, although the reader does not know from where. He also has severed hands from an incident that has seemingly happened recently. He is driving a stolen Subaru.
3. How does Eddie manage to track down Bethella in the Prologue: "Little Muddy"?
Eddie goes first to look for Mrs. Vernon and finding her bakery closed, then he goes to Bethella's home. Bethella has moved from the home, but he learns from a neighbor that she moved to St. Cloud, Minnesota.
4. From what narrative perspective is Chapter 1: “Braindancing” related?
Chapter 1: “Braindancing” is related in the past tense from the perspective of a narrator named Scotty. Scotty, it is revealed in the chapter, is the personification of Darlene's crack cocaine addiction.
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