All the Broken Pieces

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StanzaA group of lines in a poem, like a paragraphline breakWhere a line of poetry endsAlliterationthe occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of many wordsMatt oftencompares himself to others, especially his "now brother" TommyWhat is Matt's relationship to Tommy?Matt was adopted by Tommy's American family from VietnamWhat does Matt write about that his teacher thinks makes no sense?Red sneakers--they're a symbolWhere does Matt mean Chris for the first time?Veteran's Voice meetingWhat is a flashback?an interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier timeWho is Huu HienMatt's real brother whom he misses greatlyWhat does Matt confess at the end of the novel?He is afraid of being taken awayWhat do we learn about Rob in the climax of the story?He blames Matt for his brother's deathAn example of themeOur experiences make us who we are