By Gary Soto
The theme is You have to always be prepared
Evidence. What's twenty-four dollars and fifty cents to me
Conflict-Man vs Man, Man vs Society
Inner Conflict- Rudy doesn't have money and doesn't know if he can be suave and pull of the date
External Conflict- Everybody can embarrass Rudy in his date and they think it isn't right he doesn't date someone older than him.
Cast of Main Charecters
Sweet Awkward Romantic
Funny Wiser Caring
Evidence. "ninth grader, small sweet, funny" "Big, Awkward but wiser" "Show you care about him" "tall, romantic"
Earshot- The Range within which a person can hear another's voice unaided voice
Strum-play (a guitar or similar instrument) by sweeping the thumb up or down across the strings.
Accordion-a portable musical instrument with metal reeds blown by bellows, played by means of keys and buttons Syn. Squeezebox