Choose one to work on and turn in for your assessment.
1) In “Hamadi” Nye writes,
“Susan didn’t really feel interested in Saleh Hamadi until she was a freshman in high school carrying a thousand questions around.”
In a few paragraphs, discuss why Susan becomes interested in him at this point in her life. Use details from the story to expand on some of the things she ponders.
2) Hamadi tells Tracy,
“We go on. On and on. We don’t stop where it hurts. We turn a corner. It is the reason we are living. To turn a corner.”
Using details from the story, explain in a paragraph or two how his advice is useful in the story situation. IN ADDITION, explain how it is useful to Susan in later years?