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1. How truthful is Jeanette? How can readers distinguish what is true from what is not in her narrative?

2. Jeanette does not like having Bill and Dwayne on the hike, and she knows that the route they are going to take is very dangerous. Why does she not turn around and go home?

3. What are Dwayne's good points? What are his bad ones? Why does Jeanette dislike him?

4. Why does Jeanette date Dwayne if she dislikes him as much as she says she does?

5. Why does Jeanette not tell Dwayne that Bill is a lunatic who almost raped her and may yet kill them both? Should she tell Dwayne?

6. What is the evidence that Bill is insane?

7. What is the evidence that Jeanette is insane?

8. Why does Jeanette say through most of the novel that her father left his family, only at the end revealing that he is...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Swept Away 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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