Destroying Avalon Comprehension Answers

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1) Avalon receives messages from a sender named “friend” this is ironic because the sender is abusing and insulting her online. So gives a very unusual meaning to the name. 2) A blog is a Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author. 3) Avalon is overwhelmed by the content of the email from “A Friend” this means that Avalon is very emotional 4) The A-Bomb is relevant to this chapter as her life is about to change as she moves town and school. This means that her life is meant to be just like A which can mean very well. 5) Avalon’s parents have positive attitudes and strong values towards education as their both teachers. 6) Avalon has every right to be concerned about starting school at Westerly Senior School. In the modern day society, teenagers are stereotyped of their appearance. Avalon is nervous because she knows if she is stereotyped as “uncool” her school life will be miserable. This dose happen as she was claimed as uncool 7)Mitch seem to be nice and friendly towards Avalon, as with Caleb who is the surfer laid back guy that treats Avalon in a friendly way. 8) The group of misfits is the rejects of the school. They are the “uncool” classified group that the popular kids don’t want to hang out with them; the group includes Tamara, Marshall, Suey and Jimmie 9) Avalon’s bag was sabotaged following the netball match as a practical joke and harassment for Avalon it was one of the starting things they have done 11) Avalon lies to her friends about her life in the country so they would think she is more of an interesting person instead of her ordinary life. 13) Avalon unintentionally avoids Alice when she associates with other kids in her English and Science class. 14) Suey is surprised and overwhelmed by Avalon’s knowledge of Animal Farm. As she doesn’t know that Avalon has already done it. 15) Avalon is depressed and hurt about the sort of blogs people have entered about her. I would find out who did this and act harshly on their behalf 16. Alice is responsible for all these stories at this point of the story as she is the person that everyone follows. We are set to believe this because of the actions she had towards Avalon. 17) Avalon’s new friends know what Alice and the other girls are like. They make Avalon feel comfortable and let Avalon know about them. 18) Avalon is embarrassed when the pensioner thanks her helping on to the bus because the Alice’s is group saw this and they find it “uncool”. This may lead to her getting teased more and more. 19) Avalon checks the blog even though it hurts her because she wants to know who and what are others saying and lying about her, she hopes it will all end and it check them to see if it has settled down. 20) Avalon decides not to confide to her parents about this because they would talk to the teachers and cause more trouble between Avalon and Alice. 22) When Alice sees Avalon and her family at Bunning’s she decides to act friendly and nice to Avalon so she doesn’t make Avalon’s parents don’t think that she is the one that was making Avalon act differently 23) It is perfectly fair for Avalon to think Alice is behind all this because she has been the one harassing her at school. 24) Dragon Girl has negative conations. It could associates to words like: fierce & nasty. 25) BITS- boring, insignificant, time wasting, stupid

26) Marshall is victim of the school bullies because he acts and looks and acts homosexual. 29) Avalon’s friends would still want to attend Alice’s party because they want to be recognized in society and they think by going to Alice’s party it would help them to. They have also never been to a party much like the one Alice was hosting. 31)

Separation from her sister
Separation from education
Detached from parents
Not talking to dad as much
Physical activity
Enjoying life
Started using phone more often
Started using computer...
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