Floating in My Mother's Palm Topics for Discussion

Ursula Hegi
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Who is Hanna? What is significant about her birth? Why does the author chose to begin with this story? Where does Hanna live? What is unique about the place and time in which Hanna is writing about? What is unique about Hanna's family? What is unique about the people Hanna choses to tell stories about in this novel?

Who is Trudi Montag? What is her role in Hanna's life? What do the people of the town think of Trudi? What is commonly thought to have caused Hanna's short stature? Did it? What is the true cause of Trudi's stature? Why did Trudi's father stop Trudi from watching the young man swim naked? What might have happened? Why does Hanna's mother comment that her father should have allowed it to happen?

Who is Renate? What role does she play in Hanna's life? Why do Hanna...

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