"I Am the Cheese" Quotes which give clues that the character is recapping the past.

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I Am the Cheese "Clues"

Pg. 11- Suspense: "...the wind like a snake..."

Pg. 11- "...high above on the hill, there's a hospital." It's the hospital where Adam is.

Pg. 12- "But Mr. Parker and the school and all that were behind me now." He is no longer in the town, he is secluded in the hospital.

Pg. 12- "...spot a little kid..." He sees himself, alone.

Pg. 12- all the fears. He feels lost.

Pg. 13- "...I am gong by bike..." Somehow he knows there is no way he could ride on a bus.

Pg. 17- "It's as if I was...in my own right." It's the night when Paul Delmonte is no longer, and Adam Farmer is born.

Pg. 19- "Because my father doesn't smoke." Under the program, Adam's father quit.

Pg. 20- "...as if they were being chased." From that point on, they were being chased.

Pg. 21- "...the

panic shivered..." Somehow he knows it would be dangerous to say more.

Pg. 24- "...do you know...listening anyway." Adam feels very suspicious of his parents.

Pg. 24- "They can forge anything..." Adam's whole life has been forged.

Pg. 34- "If I can step outside myself..." His adventure is all in his mind.

Pg. 35- "...German Shepard..." The dog in his adventure is at the hospital.

Pg. 39- Adam becomes suspicious of Brint. On some level he knows that this situation has something funny about it.

Pg. 43- "...they seemed to be running..." Even at nine he could sense his father's fear.

Pg. 51- "The operator..." The operator at the hospital is a man. Adam is calling from there.

Pg. 63- "...he couldn't remember any Farmers..." Adams finds out that his parents could be lying.

Pg. 63- "But something made him remain silent." On some level Adam must have known...