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Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. Follow Us on Facebook. View all 41 comments. And life goes on, which seems kind of strange and cruel when you’re watching someone die. The way this author seamlessly executes this perfect union of all that exists though past and present is truly astonishing. View all 68 comments. Completely, totally fucked up. Taylor is tormented by the grief and uncertainty of her abandonment and keeps herself emotionally distant from others.

Chapter 24 – Epilogue. Mystica Aug 3, , 4: Check the path and the trajectory plan of that failed rocket launch: Chapter 17 – The story is of Taylor Markham, a girl who was abandoned by her mother as a young child and now resides in a boarding school for kids who are troubled, neglected or criminally inclined. View all 41 comments. Find it hidden under your bed like that glass of milk your mom gave you years ago.

Anyone looking for good YA.

Jellicoe Road Summary & Study Guide

What made me smile at times was how the little tissues were still there. You gut me, Marchetta.

But there’s a joy and an abundance of everything, like information and laughter and summer weather and so many stories. View all 30 comments. I immediately thought of this song If I am forced to point out any flaws in this book, I’d say the writing some might find confusing in the beginning. That’s her new name. Ana things mean a lot Aug 7,6: They sing and listen to music on a discman from the s, and Taylor tells the boy stories about her life and her school, including someone called the Hermit, who shot himself.


Taylor’s father was killed when he was sunmary, and Taylor’s mother became a drug-addicted prostitute who gave her up to Hannah, Taylor’s father’s sister. I’m so glad that I’ve read this, and I feel it will have an impact on me long after I write this review. An experience in and of itself. I read it all in one go.

When we first meet her, she has very low expectations of people jellidoe barely makes any emotional investment in those around her.

Jellicoe Road – Prologue – Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Too stunned to cry even though it would have been lovely to weepI lay in my bed for an hour, just thinking about it. You wouldn’t know what the MC’s fucking name is right? This is one of those books that I know will be wonderful on the reread, because I’ll get to look past the busy beginning to see jllicoe groundwork Marchetta was laying.

I must have been hours into the story before I figured out that there were actually two stories playing out — one in the present and one in the past. These revelations slowly add a whole new level of emotional resonance to the present day events.

Jellicoe Road – Prologue – Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

symmary This book has made me cry and laugh out loud. It never made me feel like I was drowning in the lives of people who are so real, it’s hard to believe they don’t exist and haven’t consumed your life. Refresh and try again. Like I’m sorry, actually I’m not, but like I didn’t even understand what was going on???

Browse all BookRags Study Guides. Can we stop belonging somewhere? She fulfilled her part of the deal and me reading thi Honest to God, I don’t even know what the hell I read.


Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta ~ things mean a lot

The transitions between characters and time frames was not always obvious, making matters even worse. Blog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Things started to come together for me once Taylor began to pursue the truth of her past.

The one between siblings. Green — Looking for Alaska What to do with my life now? I found it to be a bit of eye-rolling experience initially thankfully, I’m way out of the adolescence but eventually the style grew on me and started to feel quite organic.

I’m thinking of getting this book for a girl I know who will be turning 13 this month. I need to listen to the masses more. About pedophilia and child pornography. She has long brown hair and is mentioned to be religious several times, although not of the common sense. I knew you’d love it.

Jellicoe Road is a harsher, deeper read, the sandpaper to Francesca’s paint peeler. It is the story of abandonment and loss and learning to deal with it.

Yeah right, HDT, I could live deliberately in the woods, too, if I knew usmmary transcendentalist cronies would bring me a Cinnabon and some pumpkin ale once in awhile. Paperback1st editionpages.

Sorry, had to get that out there.