The Help Topics for Discussion

Kathryn Stockett
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Why do you think Mrs. Phelan lied to Skeeter about Constantine leaving? Is Mrs. Phelan trying to protect Skeeter or herself? Why would Constantine keep the secret from Skeeter, the little girl about whom Constantine knew everything? Discuss Skeeter's range of emotions and what she does in regards to finding the truth. What would you do in Skeeter's place?

Hilly, Elizabeth and Skeeter have been thick as thieves since they were children. Hilly and Skeeter went to Ole Miss together where they were roommates. Suddenly, Skeeter feels alienated from her friends. What happened? What about the trio has changed? Has Skeeter changed or have Hilly and Elizabeth? What do you think will happen to the friends in another 5 years?

Reverend Johnson makes a comment to Aibileen about the book. He says, "We want you to know for your safety this is the only time...

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