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Gay, Roxane
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How does Gay redefine the term "hunger" throughout her memoir? What are some examples of her "hunger" that extend beyond her relationship with food?

This question offers readers the opportunity to grapple with one of Gay's own assertions, that hunger is not only a physical sensation but an emotional and psychological one as well. It asks readers to continue drawing connections between bodies and personal stories that Gay has done throughout her memoir.

Why does Gay dedicate a large portion of her memoir to describing her relationship with her parents? How does her relationship with them change over the years?

This question asks readers to consider the importance of one's past and familial relationships in determining how one copes with growing up and adulthood. It prompts readers to trace the relationship between Gay and her parents from moments of tension to moments of clarity and support, acknowledging...

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