What Happened to Lani Garver Topics for Discussion

Carol Plum-Ucci
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Describe the theory of convenient recollection as defined in the novel. How does convenient recollection serve Macy and Tony? Do you think Macy and Tony believe their own stories, or do they know the truth deep down? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

What aspects of his life is Lani vague about? Why do you think he isn't forthcoming about things like his age and gender? Do the answers to these questions actually matter? Why or why not? Should they? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

What do you think Claire means when she says, "Complete happiness can feel so much like complete terror that it's hard to tell them apart" (Page 217)? How does this line foreshadow her final image of Lani in the water, and her subsequent discovery of...

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