The Face in the Cloth Topics for Discussion

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1. What was it that the Princess least desired to give?

2. What does the carrying of the image of the mother on every cloak worn by the Princess represent? Why does the image grow larger as the Princess grows and the sizes of her cloaks grow?

3. Why does the King not take the image of the Queen from his daughter? Would he be helping her? How would she react?

4. Why was the Princess always wearing the cloak, even on hot days?

5. Would the Princess know how to bake bread?

6. "She had to use up the rest of her mother's thread before she was free."

From what would she be free?

7. What was it that the Queen least desired to give?

8. What was it that the King least desired to give?

9. Why do fairy tales often deal in absolutes such as having to give what one least...

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