In the Middle of the Night Essay & Project Ideas

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1. At one point, Denny notes about a child that "he was a monster all right, but still just a kid." How many times are monsters mentioned in In the Middle of the Night? Who are actually monsters in the novel? What makes them monstrous?

2. Calling people on the telephone and harassing them is usually against the law. What are the laws governing such harassment? Who enforces them?

How are they enforced? Could John Paul and his family have been helped by any of the laws?

3. What are the effects on young people who move from town to town frequently? Does Denny manifest any of these effects? Are any of them good?

4. Currently in the real world, counselors are brought in to help people, young and old, cope with terrible tragedies, but when Lulu was a child this was not the case. How do counselors help...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
In the Middle of the Night from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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