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Tuck Everlasting Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why is the toad important to the story?

Why is Tuck so sad about his life? Why is his immortality like a curse?

Why does Jesse perceive his immortality completely different from the rest of his family?

Do you think that it is important to know about the cows and the cat? Explain.

Winnie decides not to drink the spring water. Why does she make this decision? What has influenced her?

What is Mae's reaction when she finds out Winnie has died? Do you think a different reaction would have been better?

What, exactly, did the stranger represent in the story?

What did the Tucks represent in the story?

Why is it important to understand the story in terms of decisions and consequences?

1. Why did the Tucks keep their immortality a secret? Was it merely to protect themselves or did they have a deeper, less selfish motive...

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This section contains 371 words
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