Crank Topics for Discussion

Ellen Hopkins
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Discuss the relationship between Bree and Kristina. In what ways are these two personalities different? Do they have any similarities?

According to the book, crank has a variety of bad effects on the user. Discuss some of these effects including the physical and mental detriments of drug use as well as the effects of drug use on interpersonal relationships.

Explore the different lyrical devices that Hopkins uses in her poetry. Discuss the way in which her use of poetry, wording and timing enhance the meaning of her story.

Compare and contrast two of Kristina's three boyfriends, Adam, Brendan, and Chase. In what ways did these boys contribute to her drug use and in what ways did they discourage it?

What, in your opinion, is the reason Kristina began using drugs? Do you believe things would have turned out differently for Kristina had she avoided...

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