Dark but Full of Diamonds Topics for Discussion

Katie Letcher Lyle
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1. Scott blames his father for "letting Mama die." Do you think Dr. Dabney failed to do all he could to save his wife's life? What do you think Scott really thinks about this issue? Can you tell the difference between what Scott thinks and what he feels? How?

2. Why does Scott love Hilah? What memories does he associate with her?

3. Why doesn't Scott like Buni Chenowith very much? Do you think he would like her better if he weren't in love with Hilah?

4. What does theater mean to Hilah?

Why does she care so much about acting?

5. How do you think Scott feels about Augusta? How can you tell?

6. What does the conversation Scott overhears at the fairgrounds between Parker and Hilah mean to him? Why?

7. What does Sudie Ives mean to Scott, and why does he not reciprocate her feelings?

8. Why doesn't Scott's Dad punish him...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Dark but Full of Diamonds from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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