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“The Lump wasn’t the Caveman. He was. He shrugged his shoulder. It was better than barf bag.

Stanly realized that the person he ran into wasn’t caveman the people around him at given him a nickname already.

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“I don’t care what they call me,” he said confidentially, “so long as they don’t call me what they used to call me at school.”

I chose this quote because this character was bullied at school and they called him names.

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Malcolm has gotten into managing betting in Harlem and is making the most money he’s ever made. The person he works for found out he didn’t actually win and the winnings he has is his money so he challenges him to a duel.

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Fight with your words, Malcolm, Papa’s voice says”.

I chose this quote because Malcolm remembers what his dad told him and he is able to follow it and outsmart the person who was ready to fight him.

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“Seeing myself in the mirror over the sink just makes me all the more sure. I’m a whole new me.”

This quote stands out to me because he moved to Boston looking for change and he’s changing every bit he can to make sure he isn’t the same person that was in Lansing.

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“I remember Papa talking about credit. Don’t ever owe anybody a cent. You pay your debts up front.

I chose this quote because it looks like foreshadowing in that sometime in the future he will be in a large amount of debt and he will regret it because his father was right.