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Unless Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Explain Reta's idea of goodness. Does she display this virtue in the novel? Give examples.

Analyze the influence of Danielle Westerman's philosophy on Reta's perspective of life.

Explore the similarities between Alicia, the fictional heroine of My Thyme is Up, and Reta's daughter, Norah.

Is Reta an assertive or a passive woman? Give evidence for your position.

Describe Reta's efforts to be good. Does she succeed or fail? Give reasons for your answer.

Why did Norah run away from her normal life and live on the streets of Toronto?

Discuss the relationship between Tom and Reta.

In the chapter titled "Instead " Reta claims that her body and her conscious thoughts are never separated from her daughters. Is this a true or false assertion? Use evidence from the novel to support your answer.

What is the nature of Christine's and Natalie's relationship with their older sister Norah? What...

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