Tobacco Road Topics for Discussion

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Who is Lov? Why does the novel begin with Lov but quickly begins to revolve around the Lester family? What connection does Lov have with the Lester family? Why does he come to visit them in the beginning of the novel? Does this visit have the desired effect for Lov? Why or why not? Is Lov's problem ever truly solved? Explain.

Who is Jeeter Lester? Why is he living on this farm? Who owns the farm? Who once owned the farm? How is that ironic for Jeeter? What does this change in ownership in such a short amount of time say about Jeeter and his father? What does it say for the future of the Lester family? Will things ever change for this family?

Who is Sister Bessie Rice? Why does she become focused on Dude? Why does Bessie decide to marry Dude? Is their marriage legal...

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