Buried Onions Discussion Questions

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Explain the motif of buried onions that runs throughout the novel.

Discuss the multiple methods of escaping harsh realities that are used by various characters throughout the novel.

What does the incident with Queenie reveal about Eddie's true nature?

What does the military represent for the young men in the novel?

What does Belinda's baby symbolize to Belinda?

Discuss the importance of the stolen truck and what the incident reveals about Eddie's true nature.

Offer an explanation as to why Eddie refuses to become romantically involved with the girls he knows in Fresno.

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