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The House of the Scorpion
The House of the Scorpion
by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Choices
Choices Quotes
Power
Power Quotes
Compassion and Forgiveness
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Science
Science Quotes
Slavery
Slavery Quotes
Death
Death Quotes
Part 1 Youth: 0 to 6
Part 2, Middle Age: 7 to 11
Part 3, Old Age: 12 to 14
Part 4, Age 14
Part 5, La Vida Nueva
Brief Summary
Characters
Matt (Matteo Alacrán)
Timeline
El Patrón
Celia
Tam Lin
María
Tom
Mr. Alacrán
Felicia Alacrán
Steven Alacrán
Chacho
Fidelito
Ton-Ton
The Other Lost Boys
The Keepers
El Viejo
Senator Mendoza
Emilia Mendoza
Esperanza Mendoza
Mr. MacGregor
Daft Donald
Rosa
Willum
Mr. Ortega
Teacher
The Farm Patrol (Hugh, Ralf, and Wee Wallie)
Felipe
Seriously Minor Characters
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
LoveInterest
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
White Flowers
Water (Or Lack Thereof)
Music
The Plankton Factory
Material Belongings
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (Who Said What) Quiz
Quotes (Who Said What) Quiz Flashcards
Quotes (Who Said What) Quiz True or False
Themes (For the Most Part) Correct
Themes (For the Most Part) Correct Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) Correct True or False
Symbols Quiz
Symbols Quiz Flashcards
Symbols Quiz True or False
Opium: The Clone Wars Quiz
Opium: The Clone Wars Quiz Flashcards
Opium: The Clone Wars Quiz True or False
Matt Will (Literally) Give His Heart to Anybody (Content Quiz)
Matt Will (Literally) Give His Heart to Anybody (Content Quiz) Flashcards
Matt Will (Literally) Give His Heart to Anybody (Content Quiz) True or False
Essay