The Thing About Jellyfish

By Ali Benjamin

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Whats "The Thing About Jellyfish" about??

Suzy and Franny have been best friends for a while. Franny goes on vacation to Maryland for the summer. Franny drowns. Suzy thinks she knows how, but she's not for sure. Will Suzy ever find out how Franny drowned?

Type of conflict: man vs. self

The conflict of this book would be man vs. self because Suzzy is vs. herself with Franny being gone. She didn't come out of her room for a few weeks to about a month. She wouldn't talk to anyone. She would just keep to herself.

Quote from the book about conflict

Pg. 15- "It didn't make sense because it hadn't been that long since I'd seen you, and you were just as alive as everyone then."


Friendship and Death


"Just keep swimming no matter how hard the current," -Ava


A Jellyfish is a symbolism of the book because Suzzy seems to think that Franny got stung by a very rare kind or poisonous jellyfish. Suzy thinks this because Franny is a really good swimmer.
See You Again-Wiz Khalifa (Lyrics)

Made by- Alexis Turner