2 What genre is “Because of Winn Dixie?” Dixie” is realisticfiction. It has eventsand characters thatcould be like thosefound in real life.
3 In which person is “Because of Winn Dixie” told? “Because of Winn Dixie” is told in first person. I know this because the narratoruses words like “I” and“my” to tell the story.The narrator is in thestory.
4 Who is telling the story in “Because of Winn Dixie?” Dixie” is being toldby Opal.
5 What is the setting for “Because of Winn Dixie?” This part of “Because of Winn Dixie” takesplace at a library inFlorida.
6 Why does Miss Franny think Winn Dixie is a bear?Miss Franny thinks that Winn Dixie is a bear because once when she was young, a bear reallydid come into the library.The flashback in thestory explains why MissFranny was so frightened.
7 How do Miss Franny’s feelings about Winn Dixie change? At first, Miss Franny is afraid of Winn Dixie; but thenshe shows that she likeshim because she allowshim to come into thelibrary.
8 What is Opal’s main problem in the story? Opal and her father are new in town, and shedoesn’t really haveany friends otherthan Winn Dixie. Sheis a little lonely.
9 Is Opal’s problem solved at the end of the passage? Opal’s problem is solved at the end of the passagebecause she finds afriend in Miss Franny.
10 How does first person point of view help the reader better understand the story? When a story is toldin first person thereader knows whatthe narrator is thinking,in addition to the events happening in the story.