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The Cay part 2

How well do you know the novel, The Cay?

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What promise does Timothy make but fail to keep? He will never leave Phillip alone.
Why did Timothy make the rope out of vines? as a guide for blind Phillip.
What did Phillip say after Timothy slapped him? I'm sorry.
What is the one and only thing that Phillip wanted from the island when he was rescued? Timothy's knife stuck in the palm tree.
Phillip felt his blindness protected him from what? fear
Who said, "If I'm not out in 20 minutes, you better jump in and get me"? Timothy
What promise does Timothy make but fail to keep? He will never leave Phillip alone.
Why did Timothy make the rope out of vines? as a guide for blind Phillip.
What did Phillip say after Timothy slapped him? I'm sorry.
What is the one and only thing that Phillip wanted from the island when he was rescued? Timothy's knife stuck in the palm tree.
Phillip felt his blindness protected him from what? fear
Who said, "If I'm not out in 20 minutes, you better jump in and get me"? Timothy
The Cay takes place during? World War II
“She started dis terrible wahr, eh, young bahss?” Who was Timothy referring to and why? Phillip's mother.
Why is Phillip unpleasant to Timothy? He has not been around people of another race.
What happened to the boat carrying Phillip and his mother? It is torpedoed.
Who was finally rescued? Phillip
How does Phillip feel about war at the beginning of the novel? He does not feel it is serious.
"Like silent, hungry sharks that swim in the darkness of the sea..." What is this simile referring to? The German submarines arriving in the middle of the night.
When does the climax occur? Phillip is rescued.
Where does the story take place? Curacao and Devil's Mouth
Theodore Taylor's major theme and purpose for writing The Cay? The senseless human hatred which causes both World War II and Phillip’s prejudice towards Timothy.
Created by: Tward
 

 



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