Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Topics for Discussion

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What do you think Sissy's thumbs symbolize? Are they the manifestation of her inner most thoughts and feelings? Explain.

Sissy's thumbs take her to many places throughout her life. Choose two places that Sissy hitchhikes to other than The Rubber Rose, Richmond or NYC and describe what Sissy's adventure through that particular town would have been. Be creative!

Do you think that in order to survive as a minority in our society that one has to ignore their ethnic roots and completely assimilate into society?

Do you think Julian is justified in his decision to send Sissy to the clinic? Why or why not?

How is the theme of Self Identity explored through the character of Dr. Robbins? Are there any other characters besides Sissy, Dr. Robbins, and Julian that have to struggle with self identity?

Do you agree with Sissy's assertion that being...

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