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The Patron Saint of Liars Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Ann Patchett
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Topics for Discussion

Discuss Rose Clinton. Why does Rose spend much of her teen years looking for a sign from God on whether she should marry or become a nun? Which sign does Rose believe God sends her? What makes her think this event is a sign from God? When does Rose begin to doubt this sign? Why does Rose drive her car so much? Where does Rose want to go? Does she find what she wants? Why does Rose abandon her husband when she learns she is pregnant? Did Rose ever love Thomas Clinton?

Discuss Rose Abbott. Why does Rose decide to marry Son Abbott? What does Rose hope to get from this marriage? Does Rose love Son? Why does Rose insist on naming her child Cecilia? Why does Rose refuse to consider Son's feelings in this? Why does Rose return to the kitchen at St. Elizabeth's? What pleasure...

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This section contains 655 words
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