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The Subject Was Roses Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Frank D. Gilroy
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Topics for Further Study

Research the history of the family in U.S. society over the last one hundred years. What are the main changes that have taken place? Are these changes for the better or worse? Explain your viewpoint.

Describe some of the main differences between a functional family and a dysfunctional one. What kinds of behaviors occur in each?

Is it better for parents who are always fighting to get divorced or should they stay together for the sake of the children? Are the children better or worse off if their quarreling parents divorce? Explain your viewpoint.

How are the conflicts between parents and children today similar to and different from those in the play, which takes place in 1946? Why is it often difficult for families to communicate with each other about the issues that divide them?

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