Study Guide

This Boy's Life - Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 107-116) Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 55 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of This Boy's Life.
This section contains 513 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the This Boy's Life Study Guide

Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 107-116) Summary and Analysis

Toby is drawn to the biggest sissy in the sixth grade, Arthur Gayle. He is big and unpopular, but Toby likes him as he has a sharp wit. Toby wants to be friends with Arthur. However, doing so will ruin Toby's chance to be cool.

On the way home from school, Arthur makes a comment about Toby's hands, which are still orange from shucking the nuts. Toby wants to let the comment go, but there are other kids around so he starts making fun of Arthur's weight. Arthur doesn't do anything until Toby calls him a sissy. Arthur punches Toby on the ear, knocking him to the ground. When Toby gets up, he is ready to stop fighting, but Arthur comes at him again like a madman. Toby is...

(read more from the Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 107-116) Summary)

This section contains 513 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the This Boy's Life Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
This Boy's Life from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook