States facts about himself
Tells the story of the hitchhiker
Discusses Mother’s concerns
Admits that his life might end soon
A car is moving.
Adams is talking.
Adams is talking.
Adams is remembering.
The man at the gas station fills up Adams’s car.
Mother tells Adams not to pick up strangers.
An operator asks Adams to deposit money.
Adams tells Mother that he will be careful.
He thinks that he recognizes her
She is afraid on the road
He wants company in his car
The male hitchhiker fears her
He died in an automobile accident.
His family has forgotten him.
Mrs. Whitney is the hitchhiker.
Mother has moved from Brooklyn.
Terrifying events usually happen when you least expect them to
A story based on true events is more disturbing than a ghost story
Acts of violence are difficult to portray in a radio program
Tale of suspense can be as frightening as a horror story
He is merely imagining the hitchhiker.
The hitchhiker is leading him to death.
He is lonely and must pick up the hitchhiker.
His mother is gravely ill and needs his help.
Lost his mother to a fatal disease
Killed the hitchhiker on the train tracks
Died in an automobile accident in Brooklyn
Went insane and abandoned his responsibilities
An attraction to someone
An emphasis on actual events
A guarantee of something
A belief in an unpopular idea
A distorted image
A carefree adventure
A cherished memory
An unlikely situation
Eerie or fascinating
Evil or menacing
Invisible or blinding
Defeated or unstable
Lack of variation
Feeling of aloneness
Sense of control
Battle of wits
A lapse in judgment
A place of connection
A decision of importance
An obstacle to independence
The author gives you a hint of future action in the story
The author is speaking in 1st person point of view
The author is going back in time
The author is writing about a memory that he has had