Reread Mary Lou's description on page of her classroom discussion about the meaning of the Robert Frost poem. Furtz died.
Every day, she records in her journal what she does for him, and how little she thinks of him because of it.
If you're question hasn't already been asked, ask it now. Mary Lou begins her journal by declaring that she does not know what a journal is.
At first, Mary Lou is disappointed with Carl Ray. Although answers will vary, the question refers to a conversation Mary Lou has with her older sister, Maggie, in which Maggie tells Mary Lou that Beth Ann's boyfriend is a "jerk.
This is most obvious in the case of Carl Ray, who is represented in an ever-changing manner throughout the book. Everyone was still down about Mr. She sees parallels in her own experiences that adds to the comic elements in this original coming of age story. Featured Book.