Maniac Magee - Study Guide Chapters 16 – 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Magee's next appearance was at a high school gym class where a few boys were playing football instead of soccer. Brian Denehy, the school's quarterback throws the ball to his star receiver, James "Hands" Down but it is intercepted by Magee who run past all the boys, then turns around and punts the ball directly to "Hands" Down. Magee then runs off, and the boys are all amazed because this strange boy had done it all with one hand. He was holding a book in the other.

Chapter 4 Analysis

This is the first of many athletic feats that Magee will perform and while they dazzle all those who experience them, Magee acts as if what he has done is normal and unexciting. These boys are several years older then him and accomplished at their sport, yet with his natural ability, Magee is able to out-perform them all...

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