The Haunting of Cassie Palmer Topics for Discussion

Vivien Alcock
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1. Many children would not find a cemetery a comforting place to play.

Why did Cassie, Tom, and Mary choose to play there?

2. Why did Cassie accept the dare to raise a spirit?

3. Why did Mrs. Palmer not believe Cassie's story about raising Deverill?

4. What does Deverill mean when he says, "Anger and fear and hate are all akin"?

5. Why is Cassie reluctant to accept Deverill's friendship?

6. Cassie begins to touch Deverill's arm with a comforting gesture when he tells her of his bad dreams. Why do her fingers stop of their own accord before they get to him?

7. Cassie has trouble deciding how she feels about Deverill. What contributes to her sometimes sympathetic, sometimes antagonistic moods?

8. Mary and Cassie are delighted when they discover the house that is for sale.

How is Deverill involved in the discovery?

9. Why does Cassie decide that Deverill really...

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