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Getting Near to Baby Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Audrey Couloumbis
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Suggested Essay Topics

1. What is so important about the sunrise and the sunset for Willa Jo and Little Sister?

2. How would Getting Near to Baby have been narrated differently if it had been Willa Jo instead of Little Sister who could not speak?

3. Compare the relationship between Willa Jo and Little Sister and that of Aunt Patty and Mother (Noreen). What are the differences and similarities between these relationships?

4. Describe Uncle Hob's character. What is the importance of his role in Getting Near to Baby?

5. Define the term foreshadowing and give an example of it in Getting Near to Baby.

Describe how and why it is used in the novel and how it ultimately aids in the development of the plot.

6. Choose one of the following characters: Miss Pettibone, Cynthia Wainwright, Liza Fingers, Mrs. Potts, or Milly, and discuss their importance in terms of the development of the plot and...

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This section contains 187 words
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Getting Near to Baby from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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