What do Gloria and Opal have in common?

What do Gloria and Opal have in common?

What did Opal and Gloria Dump have in common? They both had bad last names. They both never had a dog before. They both loved to eat peanut butter.

What lesson did Gloria teach Opal?

worth listening

What did Opal and Gloria make for the party?

Gloria and Opal spend the entire afternoon preparing for the party. They make egg salad sandwiches without the crusts and put toothpicks in them to make them look fancy. When she thinks Opal is not watching, Gloria slips the dog a sandwich.

What did Opal mistake for a growling in Winn-Dixie stomach?

What did Opal mistake for a growling in Winn-Dixie’s stomach? Why did Amanda suggest that they go inside? She thought it was about to rain. The yard was messy.

What lesson did Opal learn in Because of Winn Dixie?

The lesson that Opal learned is that you can’t judge a person from their past – People can and do change. Opals dad was the preacher in the town. When Winn-Dixie was lost, everyone frantically looked for him everywhere! It was heartwarming when Opal’s dad was crying because they couldn’t find the dog.

How are Opal and Winn Dixie alike?

Opal and Winn-Dixie are both lonely and need someone to whom they can give their love and friendship. By befriending each other, each makes the other’s life better. Opal identifies with Winn-Dixie because she feels abandoned by her mother.

What is the author’s purpose of Because of Winn-Dixie?

The character developed throughout the story because in the beginning she was reserved and did not have many friends but by the end she had made at least three friends that she never thought she would have. The author’s purpose is to Entertain the audience while making you feel like they did.

Where did Opal find Winn Dixie?

Then, how did Opal find Winn Dixie? Because of Winn-Dixie. The summer Opal and her father, the preacher, move to Naomi, Florida, Opal goes into the Winn-Dixie supermarket and comes out with a dog.

How does Opal know that Winn Dixie does not like to be left alone?

How does Opal know that Winn-Dixie does not like to be left alone? He would pull the cushions off the couch.

How old is Opal in Because of Winn Dixie?


Why did Opal go outside to Gloria Dump’s tree?

Opal thinks the sky is so clear it seems like she can see every single star. She goes to the back of Gloria’s yard and looks up at the branches of Gloria’s mistake tree. Because there is no breeze, the bottles remain perfectly still and quiet. Opal looks from the tree to the sky, and she talks to her mother.

How did Opal get the idea to have a party?

Opal begins reading and relays that “Scarlett was looking forward to going to a big barbecue.” It’s then that Opal gets the inspiration to throw a party in Gloria’s yard to ease everyone’s loneliness: her own, her father’s, Otis’s, Gloria’s, Miss Fanny’s, and even Sweetie Pie’s.

Who went with opal to look for Winn-Dixie?

Gloria hands Opal a flashlight and tells her that she can’t love the things that leave, so she must “love what you got while you got it” (158). The preacher and Opal leave the party to look for Winn-Dixie.

What does Gloria do to prove she was listening to Opal?

What does Gloria do to prove she was listening to Opal? She wasn’t listening. She nods and asks her to help plant a tree. She tells her she likes her story.

What is the plot of Because of Winn Dixie?

Abandoned by her mother years ago, Opal (AnnaSophia Robb), a 10-year-old girl, moves with her preacher father (Jeff Daniels) to a small town in Florida. Lonely and missing her old friends, Opal is ecstatic to find companionship with a rambunctious little dog she names Winn-Dixie, after the store where she found the pup. With Winn-Dixie’s help, Opal befriends several colorful townsfolk (Cicely Tyson, Eva Marie Saint, Dave Matthews) and even begins mending her relationship with her father.

Why did Opal think her father would like Winn Dixie?

Why did Opal’s father agree to keep Winn-Dixie? Opal’s father agreed to keep Winn-Dixie because he was definitely a stray, and he was less fortunate, so he decided the dog could stay.

What is the ending of Because of Winn-Dixie?

Opal can’t find Winn-Dixie anywhere, even after searching the town. Ten minutes later she returns to Gloria’s home to discover that Winn-Dixie has been there all the time, hiding because he is scared of storms. The book ends with Otis playing his guitar and everyone singing one of The Preacher’s songs.

Why is Because of Winn-Dixie sad?

Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal and her father cry over the loss of her mother, and he tells Opal her mom will never return. Opal is sad (partly because her mother left them long ago) and lonely. One day, Opal finds this dog and makes him her own. She calls him Winn-Dixie.