Al Capone Does My Shirt Essay Topics

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Al Capone Does My Shirts

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Al Capone Does My Shirt Essay Topics

  1. In what ways is Alcatraz Island its own character in the novel?
  1. What lessons does Natalie teach her family and friends simply by being who she is?
  1. Examine the role of Piper’s character in the novel. How does she aid in Moose’s development?
  1. Carrie Kelly tells Helen Flanagan that “ have to change first” (81). At first, Moose takes offence to Mrs. Kelly’s accusation, but later thanks her for her work with Natalie. In what ways was Natalie’s family an obstacle for her improvement? What changed so that Natalie could grow?
  1. Living on Alcatraz Island, there would appear to be a clear distinction between “bad” people and “good” people. In what ways is this line between good and bad blurred throughout the novel?
  1. How does Moose grow and mature over the course…
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