Land Girls Topics for Discussion

Angela Huth
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1. Were the land girls seeking adventure and new experiences as well as acting from patriotism when they joined the land army? If so, did they find what they expected?

2. Stella does not have any specific career interests or goals for the future.

Yet she plans to work after she marries Philip. Is her lack of focus just a sign of her overall dreaminess? Or was it typical of young women of her time?

3. Each girl soon finds favorite tasks on the farm: Prue the plowing and the sow's care, Stella the milking, Ag the hens and bantams. What does this suggest to you?

4. When she hears about Pearl Harbor being bombed, Ag feels guilty at being such a safe distance from the war. Edith, on the other hand, just ignores the news and makes scones to sell. Is Edith's willful ignorance covering up a deep fear, as...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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