Good Old Boy plot questions
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Friend of willies.the boys went to his chicken shed for meetings
One of willies best friends, had a Model A Ford
Girl that willie was in love with,was friends with the "group"
Willies friend,had a bad reputation lived in the swamp
Snuck away with them to the Clark Mansion.-catching animals
Teachers pet. Ratted out Spit for putting crawfish on the teachers desk
Paul and Pinky Posey
Twins who raced the Greenwood boy. Weren't very intelligent
Honest person of the "group" -Ed Umpton
What is the setting of Good Old Boy
Why did Willie Morris write this book
To tell his son David about his childhood/life
What was the career choice of most the boys in this book?
Major League Baseball player
There were two schools in the town where willie morris grew up. Which schools football team was the best?
Indians and the black panthers-the black panthers were the best
What were football games called
What was willies dogs nam? What was its breed?
Old skip-black and white fox terrior
Describe the tricks willie taught his dog.
He would fetch the leash,bring the tennis ball, climb the tree, and football
Willies father treated him to one of the biggest events of his life. Where did they go? What did they do?
Went to Memphis to see the Chicks
The local radio station sponsored a quiz. What was the subject of the questions that were asked? Why did the radio station stop the quiz?
Baseball; will was the mainly the only one who called and he kept winning all the money
Who was willies nemesis in elementary school? Describe this relationship.
Miss Abbott. She was a Christian and gave willie a bad conduct report.
Why did Willie and his friends got to Simpkins Hill? Did they find what they were looking for?
In search for an old Civil War Battlefield found dozens of old graves..yes
List four things that Willie learned while growing up in Yazoo City
-He couldn't sit still
-he was getting smarter than his dad
-not to mess with a rattle snake when it is looking at you
-his butt would itch until ten minutes into the sermon
Describe willies relationship with his grand parents. Give specific examples
Percy and Willie were very close. Mamie and Willie were close and Mamie is very gentle
Describe the Clark Mansion adventure.
There had been many things stolen from people and coffins were being stolen and no one knew who were stealing them and one day Ralph Atkinson and Rivers Applewhite went missing and Willie and the others had to go to the Clark mansion to save them and saw 7 huge Indians and all the stolen stuff and so they called the sheriff and the sheriff didn't believe them until they said that Rivers was there and the sheriff came and arrested the Indians and they boys got many rewards for their discovery
Describe 5 pranks in which Morris was involved.
-put cow manure on the piano pedal and untuned it
-Bubba and Willie put nasty things in the cookies for the women
-They wrapped up rats and labeled them "perfume"
-Willie had liquor delivered to the ladies who thought liquor was the devil
-called a random number and told them they were in a contest
Every town has it's own legends. Morris mentions 4. Describe them.
-the witch of Yazoo
-the giant Indians
-legend of Casey jones
-the Yankee gunboat