Short Essay Questions Key
1. How did Robert Cormier come up with the idea for his second novel, I AM THE CHEESE?
Robert Cormier notes that he came up with the idea for this book during a Sunday morning writing exercise to spark his creative output.
2. Even though Adam has enough money to take a bus to go see his dad, why does he choose to go by bike instead?
Adam decides to take his bike to visit his father because he doesn't want to be confined by a bus, preferring the open road.
3. What did Adam's father used to tease him about when Adam is just a child?
Adam's father teases him about keeping a stuffed animal, Pokey the Pig, at the age of three and a half.
4. What does the old man tell Adam about the world as he stops off during his bike ride journey?
The old man tells Adam that the world is a dangerous place, that there are murders and assassinations, that you can't trust anyone, and that you don't know who the bad guys are.
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