Where Does My favorite chaperone take place?
Okimoto typically writes about the everyday problems and challenges faced by teenagers like Maya, the main character in “My Favorite Chaperone.” Maya and her family have come to the United States from Kazakhstan, a country in Central Asia that used to be part of the Soviet Union.
What is the main idea of my favorite chaperone?
The theme of “ My favorite chaperone” is family supports each other. The setting was school, there house, and America. The conflict was that Maya wanted permission to go to a school dance.
What was the significance of a chaperone or a ladys companion in Victorian society?
A chaperones role was two fold: first, to make sure her charge did not get into scrapes… including ruin and second, to help maneuver a debutante towards an advantageous marriage. It is important to stress that the role of advocate for a young, unmarried woman was perhaps a better description of a chaperones purpose.
Where the effects of the climax become clear?
Falling action: the effects of the climax become clear. Mayas mother expresses her approval by giving her a gold bracelet to wear to the dance. Resolution: the end of the story reveals the final outcome.
Why didnt Maya want to take a permission slip for the Spring Fling?
Shes an immigrant, shes in 9th grade, and her parents will refuse her going to the spring fling dance at her school. Maya doesnt believe her parents will give her permission to attend the Spring Fling.
What is the summary of the story my favorite chaperone?
The story “My Favorite Chaperone” written by Jean Davies Okimoto, follows the life of a young girl who along with her brother Nurzhan, her mother known as mama, and her father whom she refers to as Papi have immigrated to the United States from Kazakhstan, through a dating magazine.
Is climax a turning point?
The climax follows the rising action and precedes the falling action (denouement). Climax is the point at which the conflict reaches its greatest height and the crisis, or turning point in the action occurs.
How do you identify the climax of a story?
The climax in a story is the point, usually near the end of the third act, where the value of the story is tested to its highest degree. As such, it is also the moment in a story with the greatest amount of drama, action, and movement.
How does nurzhan fulfill his role as chaperone while still allowing Maya to enjoy the dance?
How does Nurzhan fulfill his role as chaperone while still allowing Maya to enjoy the dance? He fulfills his role because he still watches over her but he still gives her space to have fun by going to the bathroom whenever she dances with Daniel.
What does Mama do to show that she understands that growing up in America will be different for Maya?
What does Mama do to show that she understands that growing up in America will be different for Maya? She gives Maya a special bracelet to wear to the dance. She insists that Nurzhan will be Mayas chaperone.
What do you learn about Maya and the conflict she faced?
What do you learn about Maya and the conflict she faces in the beginning of the book? Maya is a ninth grade immigrant girl who badly wants to go to the Spring Fling dance but is afraid that she wont be allowed to because her parents havent adapted to the American ways.