Flight Behavior: A Novel Topics for Discussion

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Flight Behavior explores the rift along class lines between rural, poor, and uneducated people and college-educated, wealthier, urban people. Describe the differences in attitudes between these two groups toward climate change and some reasons the novel offers for these differences. Do you think the novel presents an unbiased view of each side or does it favor one side over the other? Be sure to support your argument with examples from the text.

In what ways do the monarch butterflies act as a metaphor for Dellarobia herself and her life thus far? Compare the meaning of "survival" for each (the monarchs as a species and Dellarobia herself) at the end of the novel. Do you think the ending is optimistic or pessimistic for their future? Be sure to support your argument with examples from the text.

Describe Dellarobia's faith life. Compare and contrast her religious...

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