Short Essay Questions Key
1. What happens with Deanna when she is thirteen?
When Deanna is thirteen, she is discovered by her father in the back seat of a car with Tommy, the seventeen-year-old, best friend of her brother.
2. How does Deanna transform her experience with Tommy?
Deanna transforms the experience with Tommy into an imagined situation about a "surfer" girl.
3. How long has it been that Deanna's father has not really spoken or looked at her?
Deanna comments that in the three years since being found with Tommy, her father hasn't really spoken to her or really looked at her.
4. What happens to Deanna on the last day of school three years after the incident with Tommy?
Three years after the incident with Tommy, and on the last day of school, Deanna is taunted by a gang of senior boys, all of whom know about her history with Tommy, as does the entire school.
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