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Kissing Doorknobs Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Terry Spencer Hesser
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Topics for Discussion

What are the different techniques that Hesser uses for conveying the reality of Tara's condition? What examples does she use, what voices does she speak in, what incidents does she describe, to make it real in the reader's experience? Using examples from the text, describe how Hessen gets the reader to understand the reality of life with OCD.

What is the key moment in Kissing Doorknobs? Which other moments might be the key moment, but are not? Using examples from the text, make an argument for what you think is the key moment of Kissing Doorknobs.

What is the key factor that allow Tara to make the recovery she makes in the end? Is it luck? Is it Sam's help? Is it Susan Leopardi's? Is it an inner quality she had all along? Using examples from the text, account for Tara's progress at the end of the...

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