“A Christmas Memory” (1956) by Truman Capote
does Buddy’s friend know it is “fruitcake
old is Buddy? How old is his friend? (Why does she remain a child?)
living situation do Buddy and his friend endure in with the other
‘persons of the house’?
have they made the money for their annual Fruitcake Fund?
was the most successful scam they ever used to
make money for the Fruitcake Fund?
three things that Buddy’s friend has never
do they throw a penny out the window after counting
their money for this year?
do they go to get the whiskey for their fruitcakes?
- To whom
do they give their fruitcakes? (Name three)
do they get in trouble?
do they find their Christmas tree?
- What Christmas
gifts do Buddy and his friend give each other?
are the two finally separated?
What is the slogan they have
entered in the coffee brand contest?
How did Haha Jones get his
Paragraph: What does Buddy’s friend realize about God
while she and Buddy are flying their kites?
makes writing great?
does Capote conjure the imagination of the reader?
is detail so important?
of detail from the story?
makes a short story great?
well does the story evoke a complete setting despite its brevity?
well does the story evoke a time of life?
relationship between man and
the universe is suggested?