Explain how the events on pp. 80–81 contribute to the overall structure of the story.
Book: Endangered by Eliot Schrefer (pp. 76–83, 90–95, 98–103) pp. 76 – 83
How does the scene on p. 76 through the top of p. 78 best contribute to the story?
It highlights Sophie’s desire to understand and learn about the bonobos.
It describes a solution to Sophie’s conflict of not having any food.
It describes in detail the sanctuary where the story takes place.
It compares the personalities of Otto and the other bonobos.
Explain how the events on pp. 80–81, particularly Sophie and Anastasia’s interaction, contribute to the overall structure of the story.
Why does the author include the scene on p. 76 through the top of p. 78? What mood does it create? What does it reveal about Sophie and Otto?
Explain the connection between the words “submissive” and “dominance.” Why are they both important in the context of this excerpt?
What is adrenaline? In what ways is adrenaline helpful? In what ways can it be harmful?
Describe the interaction between Sophie and Anastasia. Compare and contrast both characters’ motivations or misunderstandings, and how they influenced the situation.
Why does the author include the flashback about soda?
What challenges does Sophie face in the enclosure? What must she do in order to survive?
Agree or disagree – Without her basic understanding of bonobos, Sophie wouldn’t have survived the first afternoon.
This section is told from Sophie’s point of view. How does this influence the way in which events are described?
to do something in a way that shows a willingness to obey someone else
the act of being more important, powerful, or successful than others
a lack of skill or ability
searching for food or supplies
a substance released in the body of someone feeling strong emotion that causes the heart to beat faster and give more energy
something done without confidence or with hesitation