Day 2

Go Set a Watchman Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Why do you think it bothers Jean Louise that her family home has been sold? She says she doesn't care and acknowledges that it was no longer useful to her family, but seems disturbed nonetheless. Why might this be?

    Jean Louise is sentimental about Finch's Landing because it was her childhood home, which is understandable. Students may relate to this if their family has moved and they were upset about leaving a childhood home. However, there is a deeper anxiety here that runs throughout the novel: Jean Louise is fearful about change in a more general sense, about what Maycomb is becoming while she leaves it behind for New York.

  2. 2

    What views does Henry express about...

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