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Research Eleanor Roosevelt's stand on civil rights. Given your findings, do you agree or disagree with Lily Dale that Eleanor Roosevelt "took out all her personal unhappiness on the South?"

In 1948, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ended its support of the separate but equal doctrine in favor of a policy of integration. One year later, South Africa instituted apartheid. These events reflect an international community with differing views on the treatment of black people. If the Kidders' had to vote for integration or apartheid, how do you think they would vote? Explain your decision.

Some critics believe that Bill Kidder is a homosexual character. What can you gather from the text that either supports or contradicts this opinion?

Honesty, and the lack of it, is an important thematic element in this play. In the end, it is difficult to know who...

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