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I believe the three most important relationships in 'Looking for Alibrandi' are the relationships between Josie and her father, mother and nonna. In Looking for Alibrandi, the author, Melina Marchetta demonstrates, the Before John dies, Josie has a crush on him and says to us, 'Picture this. has a close relationship with both her mother and nonna (grandmother). Get answers to your Looking for Alibrandi questions like how has the Josie begins to view her Nonna not as a grandmother, but to also see.
By understanding Nonna now, she hopes that one day her granddaughter can try to understand her Quote: Initially, Josie thought that it was no big deal and that they could handle him Quote: Josie was very rude towards Michael.
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She wanted to make Michael feel bad. You keep out of my life, I keep out of yours.Social class in Looking for Alibrandi
Nonetheless, they broke the promise or more appropriately, Josie broke the promise. In the middle of the novel, one significant incident happened at school. Miraculously, he came and he sorted out the problem.
how has the relationship between Nonna Katia and Josephine developed.
This proves that Michael has some sort of interest in Josie and her life. She felt proud walking past her classmates with a father Quote: It was a great feeling. Josie finds that she is really falling in love with Jacob but wishes it were John Barton instead. She meets her grandparents and her cousins. Josie is very apprehensive and is horrified that evening to see herself on the news.
Sister Louise is furious and reminds Josie of her responsibilities as a prefect and vice-captain.
She confronts Nonna for having banished Michael and allowing her husband to kick Christina out of the house. Josie goes to visit her grandmother who explains that her husband Francesco had treated her like one of the farm animals but because she was an Italian girl she could never admit to the affair with Marcus. Josie realises how strong both her grandmother and her mother have been.
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They discuss their friendship and Josie proudly points out that she is still going out with Jacob. She finds it hard to see why John would have a reason to take his own life and asks Michael for his opinion. Christina announces that she will be going to Uni.
Josie's ignorance and disrespect for Nonna highlights the problems that people of different generations have in understanding each other. The second argument is a highly emotional one. Josie is deeply hurt by the notion that her mother feels the need for companionship outside of her and lashes out.
This argument damages the relationship between mother and daughter for some time.
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Does Josie protect Christina? Re-read pgs, Write an imaginary conversation with your grandmother that reflects her attitude to life. They give an edge to the intensity of her feelings. You can hear her shouting and visualise her aggressive stance.
Provide supporting evidence from the novel.