January 16, 2009

The Almost Moon: Helen’s father

Posted in The Almost Moon at 12:58 pm by Ms. Davis

In chapter 12, Helen’s father takes her to Lambeth, “the drowned town where he’d grown up” (page 95). What is the significance of the plywood people Helen sees in her father’s childhood home? Why does he select these particular moments of his life to commemorate? What does Helen learn about her father during this visit that she may not have known or confronted before?

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