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The View from Saturday

The View from Saturday


by E. L. Konigsburg

The View from Saturday: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The View from Saturday? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How are the children like little eggs?

They all have hidden gold nuggets inside them, just like the "best friendship" lying inside Nadia.
They are gooey inside like eggs.
They're all really delicate.
They are hungry.
Q. Why are the children like turtles?

They are both slow.
They're both travelers, but they get picked up and moved around.
They are both cute.
They are both green.
Q. What does the puzzle symbolize in the novel?

The puzzle, which all four of them put together, is like their weird, unexpected friendship.
The puzzle represents the tangled nature of life.
There is no puzzle in the story, silly.
The puzzle symbolizes the children's imagination.
Q. What do the limbs of the monkey represent?

The four souls