Please read until page 35 of Motherless Brooklyn, and respond to the prompt below. Your response should be a minimum of 200 and a maximum of 300 words. Please cite at least one passage in your response.
- What effect do Lionel’s tics serve in this chapter? What do they add to either the tone of the story, his character, his relationship with the other characters, the story, etc. How would you describe his verbal tics? Do they remind you of anything (a character from a movie, a song, a poem, a book, etc.)?
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While I encourage you to read and be inspired by each other’s responses, each response must be completed individually. Feel free to quote each other, if you like. If you do, just make sure you give credit to the original author.
The responses are always due before class on the due date. You must attend class in order to be eligible for a grade on your response.