The Ponder Heart Topics for Discussion

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On page 50 of the story, Edna Earle says that Uncle Daniel was used to being rich, but not used to having money. What is the distinction between these two situations?

Discuss the role of the lightening rods in the story. Whey does Grandpa Ponder try so hard to keep lightening away? Why does he believe that electricity will draw lightening to the house?

Why does DeYancey not want Daniel to speak during the trial? Why do they believe the judge would not have believed the true story?

Why is Edna Earle angry at Bonnie Dee because she died laughing? What does this indicate about Bonnie Dee's relationship with Daniel?

What does Edna Earle mean when she said that she believed that people had lost the ability to be ashamed of themselves?

Why does Edna Earle believe that it would have been better if Daniel...

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