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  • “ Teenage Wasteland” By Justin Ehrenpreis
  • Author
    • Anne Tyler
  • setting
    • Modern day, October to the next year
  • characters
    • Calvin the Beatle or Cal (tutor of Donny), *Donny, Daisy, *Mat(father), Mr. Lanham (principle)
  • Plot
    • About a boy who needs help with his grades at school and went down a bad path, gets expelled and runs away to June Finals
  • Themes
    • “ Never give up”
    • “ actions can effect others”
    • “ action can be spoken louder than words”
  • Literary Devices
    • Donny- Basketball
    • Leafs- symbolized past
    • Bars- prison- Donny- prisoner