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The Lost Boy Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Dave Pelzer
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Essay Topics

Throughout the book, David states that his brothers were still living with his mother. Using examples from the book, do you feel that the other Pelzer children should or should not have been placed in the foster care system? What did the foster system represent to the Pelzer family?

David had trouble making friends throughout his teenage years. He tells of many instances where he made friends whose goals were to get David into some type of trouble. Explain how David's friendships effected his life. Why did David make the friendships he made? Did the type of friendships he made throughout the story change? If so, how or why? Explain why having a close friend is an essential part of adolescence.

When David became a foster child, he lacked many social norms. For instance, David didn't know you should knock on someone's door before entering their house. How...

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