Day 2

Nine Stories Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Why do you think Ginnie changed her mind about the money at the end of the story? Why did she suddenly want to spend time with Selena?

    It is not entirely clear why Ginnie suddenly changes her mind at the end of the story. One possibility is that she feels sorry for Selena and suddenly believed her story about her ill mother. Another possibility is that Ginnie’s interaction with Franklin sparked her interest in Selena’s family, leading her to want to spend more time with Selena and get to know her.

  2. 2

    Why does Franklin, Selena’s brother, call Ginnie’s sister, Joan, a snob? Do you think his feelings towards her are fair?

    Reading between the lines reveals that Franklin...

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