Suggest that Connie will loose interest in Eddie.
Hints that Connie will later face danger at the hands of Arnold Friend
Adds to the tension between Connie and her mother.
Indicates that June will become more jealous of her sister.
Manners and friendliness
Attempt to take her for a ride
Attempt to make small talk
Attempt to get Connie alone with him
There is something about him that just isn't right
Connie is attracted to his looks
To show that there is also something more behind the exterior he is trying to portray
A & c
Relaxed & calm
Bitter & upset
Shocked & frightened
Cheerful & anxious
You to understand that Connie is crying
To add humor to the situation
To help paint a visual picture in the reader's mind of the details of what's happening to Connie
To show the seriousness of the situation
Don'tcha wanta see what's on the car? Don'tcha wanta go for a ride?
Do you want to look at what's on the vehicle? Do you want to take a drive?
Wanta to see what's on the vehicle? Do you want to go a ride?
Do you want to get out of here and get something to eat?
Connie is a young girl who is very conceited.
Connie is a fifteen year old who doesn't get along with her mom.
Connie is conceited and wears too much hairspray. her mother hates the smell of it.
Connie is a young and vain girl who has a bad relationship with her mom due to an issue of jealousy. She is also constantly compared to her older sister whom her mother favors.
Sometimes parents can be jealous of their kids
Not all attention is good attention
You should be more like your sibling
The author wants us to know that teens should stay in the place of a teen and shouldn't be in a rush to grow up too fast
B & d
Attract the attention of the wrong person
Loose the trust from her mom
Be placed in serious danger
All the above