Red Kayak Final Project
By:Arshbir, Hasnain, Akash, Daniel
The book is about three best friends but two of them get in trouble. The main mood towards the book is a sad tone because of the main theme which is grief.That affects the theme by creating a suspenseful atmosphere.A very common use of figurative language is an oxymoron.
The author Priscilla Cummings
Priscilla Cummings grew up in the middle of three children on a dairy farm in Western Massachusetts. Now she lives in Annapolis, Maryland. She became an author because when she was a little girl, she enjoyed reading and writing stories. She has been an author since 1986. She has a husband and two daughters. She also has two cats.
Chesapeake Bay the setting
This whole thing started at Chesapeake Bay. It is 8 hours and 40 minutes away from Edmonton.
4.Brady-He is 13 years old. Loves life on Chesapeake Bay. Baby-sits Ben. Goes crabbing with his dad. Had a younger sister named Amanda. They named a boat after her to remember her.
Digger-His real name is MIchael Griswald. He is tough. He has a younger brother. He is strong. He is tall. Has a small mustache.
J.T-His real name is Jeremy Tyler. He acts nice to others. He is trustworthy. He wouldn’t hurt anyone. Seems vulnerable. He likes green tea.
Exposition-Introduction introduces characters and setting.
Rising Action-The suspense is being built towards the climax
Climax-When they try to solve the problem
Falling Action-When the suspense starts to go down
Resolution-When all of it is solved
Character vs Character - Brady vs Digger and JT
Character vs Nature - Brady vs River
Character vs Self - Brady vs himself because he thought it was his fault that Ben died
Character vs Society - When he tells people the truth about Ben and how people will rract to that.
Our group gave the novel a 4 out of 5. We gave it a 4 because it builded up suspense and had a moment where the reader held their breath.
Foreshadowing and flashbacks
Foreshadowing-”I glimpsed the remains of an old dock--and a single, bright spot of yellow.
Flashback-”In some ways, it started over a year ago.”