Lost in Yonkers Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Discuss the time setting for the play. When does the play take place? Why is this time so significant? What is going on in the world? How does this further the plot?

Topic 2

Discuss the location of the play. Why does the Kurnitz family live in Yonkers? Why did Grandma immigrate?

Topic 3

Why does Grandma walk with a limp? What happened to her in Germany? How did she handle the accident? How did this change her life?

Topic 4

Why do the boys hate going to their grandmother’s house? How do they see their grandmother? Why do they not like her?

Topic 5

How does Grandma see the boys? Why didn’t she see them often? Does she want the boys to live with her?

Topic 6

Discuss Jay. Describe his personality. What changes does he undergo throughout the play? What significant events happen to change his perspective...

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