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The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion


by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion: Quotes (Who Said What) Quiz Quiz

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Q. Who is described as “like a tree”?: “He grew large and green until he shadowed over the whole forest, but most of his branches are twisted.”

El Patrón
Tam Lin
The President of the United States
Q. “Either you press that scorpion and we escape together, or we stay here and starve together. I’m not leaving you! Now or ever!” Who said this?

Q. “It’s a drug and people like me crave it.” Who said this about power?

Tam Lin
El Patrón
El Viejo
Q. Why does María tell Matt, “You don’t have a soul, so you can’t be baptized. All animals are like that”?

She’s a jerk
He’s a werewolf
He’s a clone
She is prejudiced against him because he was born in America
Q. “Give things away? I can’t believe I heard that! What have they been teaching you?” Who said this?

El Patrón