M. V. Sexton Speaking Essay & Project Ideas

Suzanne Newton
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1. Explain how the setting for this story contributes to its overall effect.

Does the setting somehow underscore the meaning you make of the novel? If yes, how?

2. Describe the most significant way in which three secondary characters serve as guides for M. V. in this Bildungsroman.

3. Evaluate the impact of working at Bradley's Bakeshop on the quality of M. V.'s life. In what important ways has her life changed as a result of employment?

4. Show how Marvin Parker functions as a Doppelganger for M. V. by citing examples from the text.

3669 5. Consider the phrase "intergenerational respect." What might this mean to Mrs. Ligamore Brown? To Aunt Gert? M. V.? How does Suzanne Newton convey her beliefs about inter-generational respect?

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
M. V. Sexton Speaking 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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