The Member of the Wedding Discussion Questions

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Read what three major psychologists have to say about adolescence. Apply these theories to the character of Frankie to determine in what ways she fits the patterns suggested by psychologists and in what ways she is unusual.

Research the role of African-American servants in white Southern households in the early-to mid-twentieth century. Create a class presentation to relate your findings and personal comments. Lead a discussion about the progress against discrimination made by African Americans in the latter half of the century.

Compare the African-American characters in The Member of the Wedding with African- American characters in one of the following: Gone with the Wind, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Huckleberry Finn, or To Kill a Mockingbird.

Music was an important part of McCullers's life, and she uses musical references and imagery throughout the novel. Imagine that you are a guest lecturer at a...

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