Are Arlo and the speaker friends?
Yes they spend a lot of time together farm neighbors
who hang around together, walk beans
pick rocks and and play on the same team.
What makes someone a good friend?
What makes someone a good friend is there loyalty, honesty, humor, and comforting.
What ideas does this poem share about friendship? Do you agree?
That fiends fight but it could make you stronger. Yes because when people fight it makes their friendship stronger and have better communication.
What is odd about the last two lines of this poem?
The last two lines in the poem were confusing because they didn’t want to be friends anymore.
List the jargon used in the poem. Find definitions of each term. Do the definitions you
find work within the context of the poem?
Fumbles– falls down or misses
second-string quarterback- A younger person on the team that is next in line to be a starting quarterback.
intercept an underthrown pass- Turnovers in a game when the other team gets the pass
Examine the poem’s use of pronouns. Is the antecedent for each pronoun always clear?
The pronoun is alway clear because it’s talking about I ,she ,It , you, this
What would you recommend the poet do to solve his pronoun problems?
I would recommend putting their names instead of she, you, I,