How is Rachel's session with Dr. Kamal Abdic different than expected?
Most student responses will cluster around two central themes:
- Rachel went to see Dr. Kamal Abdic in the belief that he is a murderer. She fully expects to hate him. However, she finds it difficult not to like him.
- Rachel ends up confiding many of her troubles in Dr. Abdic, getting an actual therapy session out of her appointment--which was not why she made the appointment.
What role do Rachel's dreams play in this story?
Rachel has a lot of dreams in todays chapters. Ask the students to find the following in Rachel's dreams:
- symbolic references
- clues to Rachel's emotional state
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