Kissing Doorknobs - Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

Terry Spencer Hesser
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Chapter 3 starts in fifth grade, which Tara says that is the best year of her life. She loves her family and her teacher and her friends. Tara says that her friend Kristin worries about her weight, and Keesha is black and "full of theatrical attitude" (p. 32). Anna is a "jock" and performs perfect dives at the pool. Tara is afraid of the germs in the pool, even though she says that she knows there is "enough chlorine to turn us all into summer blondes" (p. 32).When the girls share their fears, Anna says that she is afraid of Freddy Krueger. Keesha says that it's Dracula who scares her, and Tara says that she is afraid of her own thoughts. Her friends say they are afraid of her thoughts, and they laugh so that this only actually makes intimacy between them all.

In gym class, Tara's...

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