Short Essay Questions Key
1. What are Pamela's New Year's resolutions?
In January, 1964, Pam writes a list of resolutions. They include getting better grades, discarding vulgar language, and not wasting money on "trash".
2. How do Pam and her friends try to gain access to the Beatles?
Pam and her friends befriend Ronny Lewis, one of Jerry Lewis' sons. Lewis sneaks them past his property and an army of cops guard to "what was obviously THE BEATLE HOUSE."
3. Why do Pam's friends think she has betrayed the Beatles?
At school, Pam meets the rebellious Victor Haydon. Because of his long hair and unconventional ways, Pam's Beatles friends accuse her of betraying the Beatles' faith.
4. What is Pam's argument for liking both the Stones and the Beatles?
Pam calls her Beatles friends close-minded for judging her. She claims she has sufficient love to cover the heaven/hell dichotomy which the Beatles and Stones represent. Her sexual play with Bob leaves her with needs which Mick Jagger's voice fulfills through stereo speakers.
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