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1

Tommy in part 1 - parallels his tantrum in part 3

'Then he began to scream and shout, a nonsensical jumble of swear words and insults'

2

Kathy watched by Madame in part 1

'Swaying about slowly in time to the song, holding an imaginary baby to my breast'

3

What best describes 'threw up his arms, he knocked my hand aside and hit the side of my face'

Tommy - hurts Kathy while loving her, like at the end

4

Miss Lucy in part 1 to the class

'Your lives are set out for you'

5

What quote describes Kathy's search for her identity?

'I checked each model's face before moving on'

6

When was there a 'tingle' in the 'strange atmosphere'?

When Chrissie raises the idea of deferrals in Cromer

7

Kahty describing what Tommy notices about Ruth - on the way to the boat. Foreshadows their fate

'Tommy seemed to become aware for the first time just how frail she was'

8

What quote describes Ruth's remorse leads to climax of the novel?

'You and Tommy, you've got to try and get a deferral'

9

Which quote demonstrates Kathy using unemotional terms - hide the strength of her love?

'When we had proper sex and we were really happy about it, even then, this same nagging feeling'

10

Miss Emily to Kathy and Tommy about the deferrals?

'There's no truth in the rumour. I'm sorry, I truly am.'

11

Fill in the gaps:
"But I will not be ......! Oh no! And neither will...!"

coerced, Hailsham

12

Outside, out there, they...

sell everything

13

Someone else said that we had to remember that the guardians were

'normals'

14

But she was ...... of us the same way someone might be ..... of .....

afraid, afraid, spiders

15

...but at Hailsham, we used to have.....

some form of medical almost every week

16

What he wanted was not just to hear about Hailsham, but to ... Hailsham

remember

17

Ruth describes Tommy as a...

mad animal

18

..when we were grown up, and .... to travel around the country

free

19

The Hailsham students are described as...

special

20

The students joke about donations and call it

unzipping