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What do you think the author means by Charlotte has providing herself her whole life? Give text evidence.

She means that she didn't want to stop now.


What evidence shows Charlotte has great determination?

When she crosses the dangerous bridge.


What is the setting of the story? How do the illustrations show that life was different back then?

The setting is in the mid-western in California, in a storm. The illustrations show that is is from an old photo.


Which events in the story would not have happened in a modern setting?

The part where the coach almost fell.


Does Charlotte have a sense of humor? Give text evidence.

Yes, because she uses a lot of personification.


Besides determination what other trait does Charlotte show in her conversion with James? Support your answer with text evidence.

She shows courage because she will drive in rain, and over an bridge that will fall.


How does the author make the dialogue fit the story setting? Explain.

I'm askin'It makes it fit by words like "That's all I'm askn'


What traits do Charlotte's actions show about her? Explain and give details.

Her traits are courage, and brave.


What happened when Charlotte drove her first coach with passengers?

It was raining and there was a bridge that was not sturdy.


Do you think Charlotte was right not to let the man stay in the coach? Support your answer with text evidence.

She was right because his wait will slow down the coach and it will make it heavier.


What does the author mean by moans of the wood?

She means that the wood sounds like it is moaning.


What kind of mood does this personification help add to the scene?

It helps it show that it is windy and stormy.


In which sentence does the author use personification to describe something?

The wood groans.


What is personification?

Personification is giving a human characteristics to a nonliving thing.


Does Charlotte show her understanding of horses as she waits for the lightning?

Yes, because she knows that horses are scared easy.


What is instinct?

An instinct is a feeling that you want something to happen.


What is the one thought that both Charlotte and the passengers share as they came to the bridge?

They share the feeling of fear.


What do you think Charlotte is feeling at the end of the story?

She is feeling proud.