The Middle Place Topics for Discussion

Kelly Corrigan
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What kind of relationship did Kelly have with her father, George? What was her relationship with her mother?

How did Kelly deal with her children during her cancer ordeal? What impacts did their mother's sickness have on her daughters?

What type of childhood did Kelly have? Why did her descriptions of her youth add dimension to her story?

Why did Kelly try to pick a fight with her husband about the frequent calls he made to his parents? Why was her criticism of him unfair?

At least half of Kelly's story is about her parents and her relationship with them. How often does she include stories about Edward's parents and family? What does that indicate?

How many children did Kelly want to have? How did her disease impact that goal? Why was she angry with the doctor who warned her against having more children...

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