War the main character is convinced he cannot participate in as a soldier.
meat packer/factory worker
Ironic and symbolic job the main character has in 1968 when he learns that he as been drafted into military service
The main character says he has never told his story to anyone before. The reason for this is ______________.
run to Canada
During the middle of the summer of 1968, the main character creates this plan to avoid fighting in the war.
a bursting/cracking in his chest
The physical change the main character describes when he makes his decision to act on his plan for avoiding the war.
the Tip Top Lodge
The name of the place where the main character stayed after leaving home.
First name of the man who ran the place where the main character stayed.
working around the place
The way the main character paid for his room and board while stayin at the Tip To Lodge
took him fishing
On the main character's final day of stay at the Tip Top Lodge, the old man did this for him that was a turning point in his mind.
As the main character battled within his own mind about whether or not he should jump out of the boat and swim to Canada, the only two words the old man says come AFTER the main character has decided NOT to jump out of the boat. What were those two words from the old man?
Author of "On the Rainy River"
He thinks he is too good for the war.
True statement about the main character when he receives word that he has been drafted into military service.
he thinks the war is needed to solve major issues
False statement about the main character when he receives word that he has been drafted into military service.
he takes the main character to a place where he can make his own decisons
It is true that the old man "saves" the main character because he........
The Things They Carried
"On the Rainy River" is a chapter in the larger book called ___________________.
he would be embarrassed not to go
This finally drives the main character to choose to go to war at the end of the story.