1. What does Jack say about his father and grandfather in the Prologue?
Jack says that his father and his grandfather are in the navy. His father is a captain, and is grandfather is a rear admiral.
2. What does Jack say viewing the ocean for the first time is supposed to be like, and what is it like for him?
Jack says that the first time you see the ocean is supposed to be exhilarating or terrifying. It wasn't either of those for him. He just threw up on the rocky shore.
3. What is Jack's trip like to Maine?
Jack and his father travel to Maine on a military cargo plane. Jack feel queasy even before they board the plane, and he is nauseated by the time they are over Missouri. The rest of the trip, he clutches the barf bag.
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