Fasting, Feasting Topics for Discussion

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Discuss what you think the author really means by "fasting" and "feasting." What are the physical and emotional implications of each?

How do you think the story would have been different if it had been Uma who had gone to America instead of Arun?

Do you think Anamika and Aruna ended up having better lives than Uma did? Explain why or why not.

What commonalities do you see in the dynamics of both families? What things are vastly different?

Discuss the importance of everyday spirituality in India as opposed to the apparent lack of any spiritual substance exhibited by the lives of the Pattons.

Why do you think Mrs. Patton has not recognized Melanie's obvious cries for help when they are clearly evident immediately to Arun?

What inner personality traits does Uma possess that allow her to not be envious of her siblings...

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