Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the premise of WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE?
WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE by Sarah Dessen tells the story of a teenage girl named Mclean Elizabeth Sweet who lives with her father after a divorce. Since her father is a restaurant consultant, the pair constantly moves around. As they settle into the town of Lakeview, Mclean realizes that she is happy there, but she knows she probably won't stay.
2. What point of view is the book written in and what does that reveal about Mclean, the main character?
This book is written in first person from Mclean's point of view. In Chapter 1, the reader really gets to know her, understand her family situation, and is given insight into some of the confusion she feels about where she stands in life. She has moved many times, and in each place she tries on a different personality.
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