1. Read Chapters 14-19 from Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
2. Read the following prompt:
In our novel, the author follows Henry through two different periods of his life: when he was in school in the 1940s and when he was an adult in the 1980s.
Why do you think the author feels a need to do this?
How would it change your view of Henry if the author only told the story from the point-of-view of Henry as an adult?
Think about a time in your life when you were much younger. Explain how it has affected the way you think about the world now.
3. Write a 300-word response to this prompt. Use examples from the novel to support your points. Provide references to page numbers where you’ve found this information.