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So Long, See You Tomorrow
by Maxwell, William
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1. The narrator of "So Long, See You Tomorrow" is a young man during the events of the story, and he is retelling these events years later. How does his adult perspective change the story? Would it be different if he was telling it as the events were taking place?
2. Do you think this is could be considered a "coming of age" novel?
3. How do the three fathers in this book, Clarence, Lloyd, and the narrator's father, differ in how they raise their children?
4. Clarence is betrayed by both Fern and Lloyd. Which do you think was most difficult for him?
5. This novel is set during the 1920s, a time of great change in American life. How did these changes impact the characters?
6. How are the lives of the tenant farmers different from the lives of the people who live in town? How are their lives the same?
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