Jacob's Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the War Topics for Discussion

Donald McCaig
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Describe Midge's life and the changes that occur that cause her name changes over the years.

How does Duncan and Midge come to be together the first time? What does Samuel Gatewood think of the affair between his son and the slave girl? What actions do Samuel take to try to rectify the situation? What is the result of the affair and what becomes of Duncan and Midge?

Who is Uther Botkin? Describe Uther and his character. What is the role Uther plays in the lives of Jesse? of Duncan? of Sallie? of Opal?

How does Sallie come to know Alexander Kirkpatrick? Describe their lives during their time together. How does the story end for each of them?

Compare Uther and Alexander. What do the two men have in common? What are their differences? Compare Uther and Samuel. What do the two men have in common? What...

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