Raspberry House Blues Essay & Project Ideas

Linda Holeman
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1. The expression "perception is functionally selective" means that we often see what we want to see. For example, if individuals are hungry, they will be more aware of food advertisements or cooking odors than they would be in those instances when they had just had a full meal. Trace throughout Raspberry House Blues to see how Poppy deceives herself by seeing only what she wants to see.

2. The setting for Raspberry House Blues is real, in that the city of Winnipeg actually exists and the streets and parks named in the novel are also real places. Obtain a map of Winnipeg and trace where Poppy goes.

3. Research the style of music known as the blues. How is the book Raspberry House Blues like a blues song?

4. Calypso is a vegan, a person who has a very strict dietary pattern. Investigate what a vegan will and...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Raspberry House Blues 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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