Jasper Jones


Craig Silvey

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Batman versus Superman

At several points in Jasper Jones, Charlie Bucktin tries to convince Jeffrey Lu that Batman is superior to Superman. He argues that although Superman is stronger, faster, and generally invincible, Batman’s lack of superpowers… read analysis of Batman versus Superman


At the beginning and the end of the novel, Silvey mentions a traditional “dare” for the children of Corrigan: to sneak onto Mad Jack Lionel’s property and steal a peach from the peach tree… read analysis of Peaches


Jasper discovers the word “sorry” written in two different places: on the tree where Laura died, and on the side of a car on Mad Jack Lionel’s property. Jasper believes that this proves that… read analysis of “Sorry”