What kind of cancer did the group leader have?
Why doesn’t Hazel use the elevator?
What impending fate does Isaac face?
Why doesn’t Hazel believe Michael when he says that he’s okay?
What is the name of Hazel’s third best friend?
Who is he?
What reason does Augustus give Hazel for starring at her?
Why did the cigarette make Hazel angry?
How does Augustus justify his “use” of cigarettes?
To snort up
Where are Augustus and Hazel going?
Who or what is Old Prosty?
What is a “cancer perk”
What saved Hazel?
What is the reason for Hazel’s vegetarian diet?
In Hazel’s opinion, why is An Imperial Affliction her favorite book?
Based on the information given, explain a “half birthday.”
Where is Kaitlyn from?
What excuse does Hazel give Kaitlyn for not continuing shopping with her?
What does Hazel do instead?
What reason does Hazel give for preferring the companionship of children?
What does Hazel ironically think about books about people with cancer?
Why is this ironic?
How does An Imperial Affliction end?
What is Augustus’s reaction to An Imperial Affliction?
What does Augustus’s “sacrifice” in the video game explain about his personality?
What is the significance of the word “always” between Monica and Isaac?
Where did Hazel’s parents meet?
What surprise does Augustus have for Hazel?
What does Hazel want to know from Mr. Van Houten?
“Maybe okay will be our always” Explain the significance of this line.
Augustus likes symbols and metaphors. What were the symbols he prepared for the Netherlands picnic?
What is the Genie Foundation?
What is the culmination of Augustus’s Netherlands picnic?
Why does Hazel say that her father would rather stay home?
What is Hazel worried about where Augustus is concerned?
Why do you think the wall post from Caroline’s friend upset Hazel?
Why does Hazel compare herself to a grenade?
Why is Hazel distancing herself from people?
To what is Hazel referring when she said that she was “...poked and stabbed and poisoned for years?”
What was the cause of Hazel’s pain?
What is Mr. Van Houten’s advice to Augustus where Hazel is concerned? (p.113, last 3 sentences in the letter)
To hang out
What do the doctors say about Hazel’s planned trip to Amsterdam?
What are her parents’ final decision concerning the trip?
What secret do we learn about Augustus?
How does the BiPAP help Hazel?
Explain the sentence; “I mustn’t let it kill me before it kills me.”
How does Augustus respond to Hazel’s efforts to distance herself emotionally?
How does Isaac know what’s been going on in Hazel’s life?
When Augustus plays the video game with Isaac, what prevents him from winning?
Why doesn’t Hazel like to eat before dawn?
Explain the meaning of the phrase “to pick your battles?”
Why was Augustus nervous at take-off?
How does Hazel respond, when Augustus says that he is in love with her?
To break out
From where does the Hotel Filosoof take its name?
What is “springsnow” in Amsterdam?
What do Augustus and Hazel think of their dinner at the restaurant?
What is the truth about the suit that Augustus is wearing in Amsterdam?
What do Hazel and Augustus believe concerning an afterlife?
Where did Augustus meet Caroline
Describe Caroline’s personality according to Augustus?
Why did Augustus remain Caroline’s boyfriend?
What does Mr. Van Houten notice about the way Hazel is dressed?
What does Lidewij say about Mr. Van Houten’s behavior?
Why is Mr. Van Houten not able to answer Hazel’s questions as to what happens to the characters after the novel ended?
According to Hazel, what was the worst part about Anne Frank’s death?
How do you feel about Augustus’s and Hazel’s first kiss in the Anne Frank House?
What was Augustus selfconscious about?
1. It Happens
Have you ever misunderstood something or someone? Think about an episode and write down keywords or phrases about it. Be prepared to talk about/present the episode to the class. The questions below can help you:
When was it? Who was involved? What happened? What did you do? What were the consequences? How did you feel? Did you talk about it afterwards? Did you understand each other in the end?
4. Rites of Passage
The walkabout is an Aboriginal rite of passage. Other cultures have different ceremonies to mark the transition from teenager to adult.
Brainstorm on how many you know. Search the internet or library. Pick one and find as many facts about it as you can. Be prepared to present your findings to the class.
Vel eina av hesum uppgávum:
1. Dear Richard
Write a letter from Richard`s mother to Richard on his 21st birthday, explaining what she did and how she felt.
Include facts from the story, but use your imagination to fill in the things you are not told.
- How did she feel leaving her children alone all day
- What was it like not letting Richard inside after the second beating?
- What made her tell Richard to fight?
2. The most important lesson
Comment on the statement: “I´m going to teach you tonight to stand up for yourself and fight”.
Then write about an experience you`ve had with “standing up for yourself”. You have to include how this experience has affected you.
- What does “standing up for yourself” mean?
- Why did she want him to stand up for himself?
Write about your thoughts on chores. You must also include your thoughts on Richards chores.
- Why do children/teenagers get chores?
- Should children/teenagers get chores? Why, when, what?
- Pros and cons of chores
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