Table of Contents
- 1 Why is Bud hitting the vampire bat in Bud Not Buddy?
- 2 What does Bud think is hanging from the ceiling?
- 3 What did Bud actually do with the shotgun?
- 4 Why did Bud run over a pile of rags?
- 5 What was Bud’s third rule?
- 6 Does Bud get attacked by vampire bats?
- 7 What was the bat in Bud Not Buddy?
- 8 How did Bud turn Todd into a bed wetter?
Why is Bud hitting the vampire bat in Bud Not Buddy?
Bud attacks the hornet’s nest because he is stuck in a dark shed and believes that the dark shape hanging from the ceiling is a vampire bat.
What does Bud think is hanging from the ceiling?
He climbs on a woodpile a sleeps for awhile, but when he awakens, he thinks he does indeed see a vampire bat hanging from the ceiling. Taking a rake, he tries to get it before it gets him, but to his horror discovers it is not a bat at all, but a hornets’ nest.
What was Bud afraid of Bud Not Buddy?
Bud eventually makes it out of the shed and exacts his revenge on Todd Amos. Bud then takes off on his own and mentions in chapter 5 that he is scared of being caught by the police.
Why is Bud hitting the vampire bat an example of situational irony?
The irony is that the reason Bud regrets seeing the “vampire bat” is different than he first expects. The thing on the ceiling is not, in fact, a bat at all. It is a hornet’s nest. In an effort to kill the “vampire bat,” Bud hits the hornet’s nest with a rake he finds.
What did Bud actually do with the shotgun?
Okay, and then, well, we hate to say it, but Bud actually picks up the shotgun and pretends to shoot Todd while aiming at the stove. Then, remembering his plan, Bud puts the gun outside because guns are really dangerous. He doesn’t want Mr. Amos running to get it.
Why did Bud run over a pile of rags?
Why did Bud run over to the pile of rags? He thought there may have been rats or centipedes under the rag. He wanted to use the rags to cover up with. He thought they had emptied out his belongings on the floor.
Why was Bud worried when police pulled over?
When Lefty Lewis pulls over, he cautions Bud to stay silent and remain in his seat. While Bud contemplates dashing from the car because he believes the FBI has finally tracked him down, he hesitates as Lefty Lewis gets out and approaches the police car.
Why did Bud get rid of the gun?
Why did Bud get rid of the gun? It had his fingerprints on it. He didn’t want the Amos family to shoot him.
What was Bud’s third rule?
The third rule of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself is: if you have to tell a lie, make sure it is simple and easy to remember.
Does Bud get attacked by vampire bats?
True or false: Bud gets attacked by a swarm of vampire bats. False: Bud gets attacked by a swarm of angry hornets.
Why did Bud Fill the jar with water?
Why did Bug fill the jar with water? He needed some water for later, when he left. He wanted to soak his dentures. He wanted to make Todd Pee in the bed.
Who does Bud blame for his troubles?
Chapter 2 begins with Todd Amos, Bud’s new foster brother, punching him. Mrs. Amos comes upon the fight and runs to Todd’s aid. Even though Todd started the fight, Bud is blamed.
What was the bat in Bud Not Buddy?
The bat was actually a hornet’s nest and, when he hit it, he was repeatedly stung so that he finally jumped out of the window to save himself. How does Bud turn Todd’s lie around to punish him?
How did Bud turn Todd into a bed wetter?
Bud takes Todd’s lie that Bud was a bed-wetter and turns Todd into a bed-wetter by pouring warm water on him as he is sleeping. What are two things that Bud remembers Momma being upset about when she looked at her picture as a child on the little white horse?
Why did Bud strike Todd in Bud Not Buddy?
He means that Mrs. Amos believes Todd just as she believes the scriptures, so he can lie and she will believe him. Why did Bud strike Todd? Todd shoved a pencil up Bud’s nose while Bud was trying to sleep.
Why does Bud not let people call him Buddy?
What are two things that Bud remembers Momma being upset about when she looked at her picture as a child on the little white horse? She was upset that her father had made her wear the photographer’s dirty hat and that his horse was so mistreated. Why doesn’t Bud let people call him Buddy?