Olive's Ocean Topics for Discussion

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When Olive's mother arrives at Martha's house, she gives Martha the page from Olive's journal and says, "thank you." Why does Olive's mother say "thank you" to Martha? Why do you believe this is important to the story? What is Martha's reaction to Olive's mother?

Who is Olive Barstow? How does she die? What impact does her death have on Martha? What was the relationship between Martha and Olive prior to Olive's death? How do Martha's feelings about Olive change after Olive's death?

What happens to Martha to make her really realize that she could die? What is the impact of this realization on Martha? How does it change her? Is this change for the better? Support your answers with specific examples from the story.

What happens to Martha to make her really realize that she could die? What is the impact of this...

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