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Teenage Wasteland

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Teenage Wasteland

  1. 1. “ Teenage Wasteland” By Justin Ehrenpreis
  2. 2. Author <ul><li>Anne Tyler </li></ul>
  3. 3. setting <ul><li>Modern day, October to the next year </li></ul>
  4. 4. characters <ul><li>Calvin the Beatle or Cal (tutor of Donny), *Donny, Daisy, *Mat(father), Mr. Lanham (principle) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Plot <ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Themes <ul><li>“ Never give up” </li></ul><ul><li>“ actions can effect others” </li></ul><ul><li>“ action can be spoken louder than words” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Literary Devices <ul><li>Donny- Basketball </li></ul><ul><li>Leafs- symbolized past </li></ul><ul><li>Bars- prison- Donny- prisoner </li></ul>

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