Princess Ashley Topics for Discussion

Richard Peck
This Study Guide consists of approximately 10 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Princess Ashley.
This section contains 185 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Princess Ashley Short Guide

1. In one scene Mrs. Olinger catches her husband as he falls after he has had one drink. Another time he reacts strangely to Pod and Chelsea's 1960s costumes. What is wrong with Chelsea's dad?

2. Describe Pod Johnson and Chelsea's first impression of him. Does her opinion of Pod change as she knows him better? Why?

3. Why did Craig, the Gremlin, pull the stunts on the seniors?

4. "They said." Who is "they?" Why does Peck use that pronoun over and over?

5. Why does Ashley deny knowing Ruthie Baines?

6. Describe how the students discover Chelsea's relationship to Miss Larrimore.

7. Rarely does someone challenge Ashley, but Lauren faces off with her.

What happens and why?

8. Craig and his step-father talk to Mrs. Olinger at her home about Craig's arrest for selling alcohol to minors.

Read the selection aloud and decide who was in charge during the conversation.

9. Pod tells Chelsea that...

(read more)

This section contains 185 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Princess Ashley Short Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Princess Ashley from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook