A String in the Harp Topics for Discussion

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Describe the journey the Morgan family undergoes during their move to Borth from Amherst. What emotional state is the family in at the opening of the novel, and what emotional state is the family in at the close of the novel? What key element(s) do you think aid the Morgan family through their familial transition? Do you think the Morgan family is stronger or weaker as a unit by the end of the novel? Why?

Discuss the idea of ownership as it is presented in the novel. What is Dr. Owen's belief about historic artifacts? According to Dr. Owen, to whom do historic artifacts belong? Which characters agree with Dr. Owen's assessment of ownership? Which characters disagree with him? What argument do the disagreeing characters give? To whom do they believe historic artifacts belong? How do these conflicting arguments affect Peter and his...

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