Becca Crisp is a weird, dark, lonely, reserved, yet nice and helpful girl. She is a round character because the reader gets to know her well and know her personality. She is a static character because she doesn't change throughout the novel.
"Tasha's blond hair was spun gold in the light. Even now, with everything Becca knew, she still looked perfectly beautiful. A breeze rustled the trees" (323).
Tasha is a popular, pretty, yet psychopathic and mean girl. She is a flat character because the reader doesn't know the real Tasha until the end of the story. From the readers eyes, Tasha is a dynamic character because she seemed like she might actually be nice. But at the end the reader finds out that she has really been crazy the whole time.
(Messages between Hayley and Jenny)
Jenny - "Tasha's remembering!!! Saw Becca in the bathroom. She's a bitch I bet she knows!:-("
The theme of this story is that the person that someone trusts the most can betray them. This is the theme because Becca really started to trust Tasha. She started pushing everyone away, beside Tasha because she started trusting her. Then, Becca found out that Tasha had been using her the whole time.
"'You two are getting pretty matey again. I still think you should be careful'"(144).
You two are getting pretty matey again. I still think you should be careful.
This quote shows the author using imagery to better the novel. In this part of the story, the author was using visual and audible imagery by describing how Tasha looked as well as how the trees and wind sounded.
This quote demonstrates one of the many times the author uses suspense to improve his writing. In this quote, she makes the reader wonder what Tasha is starting to remember and what Jenny and Hayley know.
Tasha - "Don't think so. She'd have said something??? Don't know what Tasha remembers anyway. If anything" (145).
The author is foreshadowing the untrustworthy things that Tasha does to Becca later in the story. It puts the thought that Tasha is the bad guy in the novel.