Morning Girl Topics for Discussion

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1. Explain the main complaints Morning Girl has about her brother Star Boy, and give examples from the text.

2. What do you think Star Boy complains about most where Morning Girl is concerned? Can you find details in the story to back up your ideas?

3. In what ways is the tree that Star Boy shelters beneath a symbol for the life of his family? How is it a symbol for the life of the entire tribe?

4. What events lead Morning Girl to change her opinion about her brother?

5. Why are the disapproving looks of the adults at the feast after the hurricane so disturbing to Morning Girl? Why doesn't Star Boy notice these disapproving looks?

6. What things in the story support your preconceptions of what life was like for Native Americans before Columbus came? What do you find surprising about the portrayal of Native culture in this novel...

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