Describe how the garden was a both a positive and negative experience for Virgil and his father.
Book: Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman — Virgil
In what ways was the garden both a positive and negative experience for Virgil and his father?
When the narrator says that his father had a “two-foot-wide smile on his face,” what does it show about his father’s point of view toward the garden? What were his father’s intentions? (Virgil)
What lie did Virgil’s dad tell? Why did he tell it? Should he have lied? Defend why or why not. (Virgil)
What happened when the lettuce grew? How did Virgil and his father respond? Did they have the same response? Why or why not? (Virgil)
when events happen at the same time that are not planned or expected
to be weak and tired because of hot weather