How does Christopher interpret the meaning of love? Do you agree with his definition of love? Do you think Christopher is capable of feeling love for other people?
After Mr. Boone tells Christopher he loves him, Christopher writes: "...loving someone is helping them when they get into trouble, and looking after them, and telling them the truth, and Father looks after me when I get into trouble, like coming to the police station, and he looks after me by cooking meals for me, and he always tells me the truth, which means that he loves me." Students may discuss the difference between emotional feelings, verbal expressions, and actions indicating love....
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