Everything you need to understand or teach Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty by Ramona Ausubel.
Ramona Ausubel’s novel Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty follows a week in the lives of wealthy couple Edgar and Fern Keating and their three children. When Fern and Edgar disagree on the solution to a financial predicament, each departs on a soul-searching journey, not realizing that their children will be left to fend for themselves. The chapters detailing their personal growth and changing perspectives are interlaced with memories of their family histories, their childhoods, and their early marriage, exploring the connections between past and present, the way families shape each other, and the universal quest for meaning in life. Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty considers the interconnected themes of family, wealth, value, femininity, history, freedom, truth, and art.