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Ecology of a Cracker Childhood Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Janisse Ray
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Topics for Discussion

What condition plagued the Ray side of Janisse's family? What individuals were impacted by the disease? What behavior was displayed by those inflicted with the condition? What fears did Janisse have about it?

How was Janisse influenced by her grandfather, Charlie? What did Charlie do for a living in Baxley? In Florida? What scrapes did Charlie get into and why? How did Charlie spend the last part of his life?

What influence did Janisse's grandmother Beulah have on her and her siblings? What kind of life did Beulah want for her grandchildren? What did Janisse and Kay learn from her? What did Beulah let the kids do that was forbidden by Frank?

How did the isolation that Janisse and her siblings were forced to live under impact them? How were their lives different than that of other children? What things were they not allowed to participate in...

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This section contains 324 words
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Ecology of a Cracker Childhood from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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