My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece Topics for Discussion

Annabel Pitcher
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Who is Rose? What happened to her? Why was her body in pieces as the narrator describes in the beginning of the novel? Why did her parents fight over these pieces? Why does the narrator say that Rose lives on the mantelpiece? What is actually on the mantelpiece? How does this impact the family?

Who is Jas? What color is her hair? Why has Jas dyed her hair this color? What does this say about Jas' understanding of her own identity? How does Jas respond to her parents' behaviors in the aftermath of her sister's death? How is her change in hair color a response to the way her parents have been treating her since Rose's death?

Who is Jamie? Why does he say he does not remember Rose? Why do Jamie's parents worry that he did not cry when Rose died? Why is...

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