Analysis Of Knots In My Yo Yo String

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Atlee Carr
Period 4
Book Report 2 Autobiography/Biography
7 January 2016
“Knots in My Yo-yo String” the autobiography of Jerry Spinelli
Q1: Did you receive more influence as a writer from your experiences on George Street or in the schools that you attended?
Ans. In school was when I was exposed to literature. I worked hard on my school work and really stood out. That has made me believe that while in school, I was becoming a writer faster.

Q2: Was there an exact point in your life when you knew that you would become a writer? If so, when?
Ans. There was the time in my high school career when I wrote a poem about an intense football game and my poem ended up being published in the local paper. That was the point in my life that I knew that I wanted to be a writer.

Q3: In your autobiography, you mentioned numerous mistakes that you clearly want to change. If you did not make those mistakes in the first place, would your life be different now?
Ans. Most of the mistakes that I wish to change are the ones where I did not step out of my comfort zone and talk to others around me. If I took those opportunities, those people would most likely be my friends to this day. I would still most likely be a writer.
Q4: If you had never played truth or consequences with Kathy Heller and Judy Pierson, would Judy and you have become friends later in life?
Ans. If Judy never decided to be a cheerleader, we would have never been friends.

Q5: In your high school career, you always made
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