Being diagnosed HIV positive has hastened Ava's enlightenment and sense of urgency to make the most of her life, and this comes through in the tone and style created by the author.
1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. What would you do if you were in Ava's situation? Use examples from the book and your life to illustrate your answer.
3. Do you think a diagnosis like Ava's is the only way people can learn to live witha sense of urgency? Why or why not?
Time has also taken its toll on the lives of those closest to Ava, and we learn of the difficulties suffered by Joyce, Joyce and Ava's mother, Eddie and even Ava herself. Their stories are different, but the theme of success in spite of adversity is starting to emerge through the glimpses of character...
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