La Linea chapers 1-16
Terms in this set (40)
a large scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining a particular object or putting an idea into effect
having accepted something unpleasant that you cannot do anything about
the entrails and internal organs of an animal used as food
a limited or fixed number of people or things, in particular
to make a rut, groove or trail in the ground or surface
a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
Who is the protagonist?
Who is the antagonist?
What does Miguel receive on his 15th birthday?
the note from his dad to come north and join him in America
What is Chuy's and Lalo's reaction when Miguel tells them he's finally going to cross la linea?
they don't believe him because he already said that but last time he didn't go
How does Miguel explain the fact that Elena is better at farm work than he is?
because her plants are usually healthier and her animals produce more milk and eggs
How does Miguel celebrate his 15th birthday?
He has a party where he invites his closest family and friends
Why does Don Clemente owe Miguel's father?
because Miguel's dad saved him from a fire
Miguel tells Elena that their parents will send for her once he is in America working with them. How does she know that Miguel is lying?
because she knows their family will use the money to send Miguel to school not for her to come north
Who is the man from El Salvador that Miguel meets who is also trying to go North?
Who does Miguel discover disguised as an "india" on his bus
his sister, Elena
What gifts does Miguel receive from his friends before he leaves San Jacinto?
Lalos' favorite soccer jersey and Chuy's carving knife
What is the real reason the federales stop the bus that Miguel and Elena are on?
so they can make money from the migrants on the bus
What happens to Javier?
he left the group so they could progress faster
an example of man vs man
the federal vs the migrants
an example of man v nature
the famine vs Miguel's farm
an example of man vs society
the law vs Miguel's family
an example of man vs self
Miguel vs his feelings about his dad
why are the characters in the novel so desperate to cross la linea? what are they hoping to find in America?
they want to find work and reunite with their family
How does Miguel get his name?
a collection of Miguel's dad's favorite authors
What was Miguel's dream when he was a boy?
to be a famous soccer player
What plan did Chuy's dad have to change the city of San Jacinto?
bring tourists into town
What order did Miguel's family plan to immigrate to the U.S.?
dad, mom, Miguel, Elena
Why did Don Clemente owe Miguel's family?
he was saved from the fire
Where did we hear the stories about La Llorona and the chupacabra?
at Miguel's going away party
What was Papa's plan for Miguel?
to be the first to graduate from school
What plan did Miguel and his best friends make?
to meet in ten years
Who gave Miguel their necklace?
Who was enjoying listening to Elena and Miguel argue on the bus?
Why did Elena give Miguel the end piece of her banana?
it was his favorite part
Why did Javi pretend to choke?
so everyone could try to escape
Why did Miguel tell the muggers where the money was hidden?
he was afraid of what they would do to Elena
to feel forced to do something
to force someone to leave a country
mental strength to do something