After reading the first section of Monkey Beach, respond to the following:
Pick your favourite passage from what you have read so far. How does the passage you have chosen relate to the plot of the novel up to page 73? What themes do you see emerging? Discuss.
How do you relate to the character of Lisamarie? How do you relate to the character of Jimmy? Are there any other characters in the novel so far to whom you relate? Why? Discuss, using specific examples from the novel to illustrate your point