Short Essay Questions Key
1. How is the narration of the first chapter different from the rest of the book?
The narration of the first chapter is different from the rest of the book because it is written in the second person perspective, meaning the reader is directly discussed with.
2. What is unusual about Zinkoff's first time leaving his home alone?
Zinkoff is different from other children when he leaves his house alone for the first time because he has no fears about doing it alone. He is joyful about leaving without his mother to hold his hand, when most children are nervous and cling to a caretaker of some sort.
3. What does the narrator say happens when boys get together?
The narrator states that when boys get together, they will always compete with each other in one way or another.
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