The Dry Grass of August Topics for Discussion

Anna Jean Mayhew
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Why did Jubie get punished for reading Stell's diary but Puddin did not? How did Stell react to the news? What was Jubie's punishment? Do you think that the punishment fit the crime? Do you think Jubie will ever do anything like that again? Do you think that Bill was abusive to Jubie on more than one occasion? Explain.

Examine the relationship between Jubie and Mary Luther. Why did Jubie befriend Mary? Do you think that there was a color barrier between Mary and Jubie? What was Mary's influence on Jubie's life? Explain.

What was the cause of the friction between Paula and Bill? Did it have anything to do with the children? What could have been done to resolve the problems between the couple? What were the factors that created the problems?

Explain the way in which Stell and Jubie found out about...

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