The Best Little Girl in the World Topics for Discussion

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Describe Francesca. Compare that description to "Kessa." How does Kessa come into being? What does Susanna say about Kessa?

Who is Grace? Describe her insecurities. How do those compare to Francesca's?

Who is Hal? What is his reaction when he discovers Francesca isn't eating properly? What regimen and rules does Hal implement? How does Francesca cope with these? Are they successful?

How does Francesca see herself? Her sister? Her brother? What is significant about the fact that Francesca sits apart from her parents and sister during the family conference with Sandy?

How does Francesca react to the Dr. Smith? Dr. Gordon? Dr. Waldman? Dr. Donaldson? Compare those with her initial reaction to Sandy Sherman. How is Sandy's attitude different from the beginning? Why does Francesca accept his statement that he's taking control of her health when she's resisted the attempts of others?

Why does...

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