Figgs & Phantoms Topics for Discussion

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1. Mrs. Alma Lumpholtz is the most frequently encountered Pineapple resident. She might be a good example of Pineapple public opinion. How does Mrs. Lumpholtz feel about Mona's family?

When do you first know this?

2. Names in Figgs & Phantoms are often funny. For whom are the Figgs named?

3. Fido and Mona are both young people in the Figg family, but they do not react to their family in the same way.

How does Fido like being a Figg? What kind of home life has Fido had as a Figg?

Does Fido's reaction influence the way you think about Mona's? Why are they different?

4. Why is the top of Ebenezer Bargain's head a clue to Mona's mystery? How does Mona (who is short) know about the top of Ebenezer's head when Uncle Flo does not?

5. Why does Uncle Flo not enjoy being Dancing Baby Flo as...

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