January 16, 2009

The Almost Moon: Helen and Motherhood

Posted in The Almost Moon tagged , , at 1:02 pm by Ms. Davis

At an early age, Helen willingly gives up her education to be a mother and wife. In what way does Helen’s relationship with Clair inform her choices as a mother? Do you think she is conscious of avoiding or repeating the mistakes of her own upbringing? Would her daughters say that she had been a good mother? Why do you think she is closer to Sarah than to Emily?

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