Monster Study Guide

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The narrator of the novel is?
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Steve Harmon
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The narrator’s father never expect
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to be visiting his son in jail
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In monster, sandra petrocelli argues that
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Steve Harmon was a lookout man but not a good one
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The journal entries reveal
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the narrator’s inner thoughts
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When Steve is trying to decide whether or not to participate in the “get over”, this is an example of which type of conflict?
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person vs. fate
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Bobo’s credibility as a witness is questioned by pointing out that
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he is a convicted criminal
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the store owner, mr. nesbitt was
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well liked by people the in neighborhood
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what have some people in steve’s neighborhood told his mother about steve’s lawyer?
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they should have hired a black lawyer
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in monster, mrs. henry was in the drugstore because
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she needed medicine for her grandaughter
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on tuesday, july 14, after bobo’s testimony, what does steve think to himself about the reason so many of the men there are in jail?
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because they lie to themselves
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where does o’brien tell steve she was born?
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queens
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by the end of monster, the reader can infer that steve is
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a repeat offender who will commit a crime again
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steve harmon’s diary entries are written in
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1st person point of view
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monster is written as a
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screenplay
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would this novel fullfill the goal
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yes because its obvious that steve isnt guilty
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the narrartor’s co-defendant is
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james king
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what is the first name of the witness whose last name is mooore
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dorothy
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who is comforting who at the end of the scene between steve and his father
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they’re both being comforted by each other
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what was the item or items found on the floor around mr. nesbitts’ body
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cigarettes
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why does more say she was not working the day bobo came to see her
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she hurt her ankle and was at the doctor
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to keep from being known
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suppress
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to conduct legal action against
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testify
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the person sued or accused
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to give evidence under oath
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a violent attack
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partner in crime
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the formal find of a judge or jury
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one who is called o tot testify before a court
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the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
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the state of being guilty
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a public official who hears and decides cases brought before a court of law
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unlawful killing of one human by another without express
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the prosecuting officer of a judicial district
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a sentence of punishment by execution
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events in a story build upon one another increasing momentum
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expression of opposition
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a body of persons sworn to judge and give a verdict on any given matter
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even the slightest bit of doubt that the defendant may be innocent
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statement or assertion
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subject to or deserving suspicion
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serious often violent crime
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inhumanely cruel or wicked person
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restraint or impediment
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witness’s statement under oath
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declare especially without proof
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acquaintance means slight knowledge
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true
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taint is a threat
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false
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a perpetrator is a person who commits a crime
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true
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inventory is an itemized list of goods, property of a business
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true
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menace is a person who does short hand writing
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false
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implicate means to show involvement in
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true
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cosign means to commit
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true
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evidence is a major idea broad enough to cover the entire length of literary work
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false
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a stenographer is a person who commits a crime
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false
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a technician is a person skilled in specific trade
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true
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accusation is a spot or trace
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false
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theme is a statement charging a person
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false
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perpetrator means to institute legal proceedings against
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false
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an idiom is an expression that doesnt mean exactly what is says
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true
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steve harmon
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a 16 yr. old on trial for felony murder
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o’brien
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steve’s defense attorney
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petrocelli
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the assitant district attorney
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king
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23 yr. old defendant who encouraged steve to join the robbery
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bobo
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22 yr. old defendant who planned the robbery
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asa briggs
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the defense attorney for king
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osvaldo
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belongs to the Diablos help in robbery bc he was scared of bobo
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jose delgado
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a young drugstore clerk who found nesbitt dead
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zinzi
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a criminal in jail
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jerry harmon
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steve’s younger brother
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george sawicki
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steve’s film club teacher
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lorelle henry
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a grandmother who witnessed the robbery while trying to get medicine for her granddaughter
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steve’s parent
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hard working people who tried to raise their sons right
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dorothy moore
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king’s cousin she testifies that James had brought her a new lamp for christmas during the time of the murder
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george napping
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testifies that king is left handed which creates a reasonable doubt that king did the crime
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mr. nesbitt
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the victim of the crime
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journal
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where steve wrote his emotions
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narrator
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steve who tells the story
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screenplay
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what steve writes his book as
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sunset
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fellow prison buddy
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stenographer
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person who writes the speech given in court
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judge
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conducts the trial
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tony
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steve’s friend
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bolden
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man on trial for B and E
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peaches
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one on steve’s neighborhood people
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mayor gulianni
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discusses the case on the news
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forbes
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a city clerk
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moody
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a medical examiner
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johnny
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another one of steve’s neighborhood people
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detective karyl
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she investigated the crime scene
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detective williams
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handcuffs steve when he says he’s going to question him
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freddy
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hangs out with osvaldo

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