By: Angelique, Joshua, Emil
Simile-"as each vehicle was filled, it drove off into the night and another truck or van or a fancy roadster backed up to the feed line, like a silent film."~Ruben (pg.50)
Simile-"McKenzie had dark hair and serious eyes, like Marina."~Ruben (pg.25)
Simile-"I was watching him like a hawk." (pg.72)
Skiffs- small boat (pg.71)
Stickler- a persons high expectations (pg.10)
Eluded-to flee or evade a situation (pg.53)
Gabber- talk or chatter (pg.23)
Frills- trimming (pg.24)
Jeddy-He is serious, tempered and he told the police about smuggling because his dad is a police witch made Ruben angry because he thought Jeddy betrayed him.
Marina-She is strong, motherly and mature because she has taken care of the house for some years because the mother of the family died.
Antagonist: New York and Boston smugglers
Setting: Newport, 1929(pg5)
Climax:When Ruben gets kidnapped (pg.179)
Falling Action:When Ruben gets saved by the black ducks crew(pg.195)
External conflict-Ruben gets thrown in the car, hits a case of booze and bleeds(pg.191)
Predictions for the end of the book
Emil-"I thought that Ruben would escape by himself, not with help."
Angelique-"I thought that the people who kidnapped Ruben were going to kill Ruben after he told them were the other half of the 50 dollar bill was."