Elsewhere Short Essay - Answer Key

Gabrielle Zevin
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Short Essay Questions Key

1. What does Lucy tell us at the beginning of the book?

At the beginning of the book, Lucy tells us that her best friend in the world - her owner - has recently died from some kind of car accident.

2. Why is it strange for Lucy to be telling us things at the beginning of the book?

When Lucy starts telling us things at the beginning of the book, it is strange because unlike the other characters in the book, Lucy is a dog and not a human.

3. How does Lucy plan to deal with her grief at the beginning of the book?

Lucy plans to death with the grief of her passing human owner by pretending that she is not dead, but simply away at college and never comes home to visit.

4. Who is Curtis, and how does Lizzie know him?

Curtis is the lead singer of a rock band named Machine. Lizzie recognizes him right away because he is the lead singer of her favorite rock band and she has had a celebrity crush on him for a long time.

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