1. How does the narrator influence the story? Who is he?
2. Describe the main characters of the story. How
does the narrator describe them? How do you feel about them?
3. What goal does each of these character have?
What conflicts or frustrations does each meet with in trying to attain his or her goal?
4. How does each character
respond to the challenges they face? How do they react to their setbacks and endeavors?
5. What happened to the
6. What does what the Litvak says--"If not higher"--mean?