The Pushcart War Topics for Discussion

Jean Merrill
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1. Merrill could have had the war start with a confrontation between any of the pushcart peddlers and any truck. Why do you think she chose the ones she did?

2. What are some of the clues that make you fear Louis Livergreen more than the other business men?

3. Why does Livergreen share only part of his plan with the truck drivers?

4. Why was it appropriate for Mr. Jerusalem's part in the Pea Shooter Campaign to start with a meeting with Little Miltie driving a Leeping Lema truck?

5. What makes Mr. Jerusalem such an important character in describing the progression of the war?

6. Why did Frank react the way he did to his arrest? In what way might he have handled the situation differently?

7. Do you think the Peace March might be considered a violation of the truce?

Explain your answer.

8. Many of the major actions...

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