1. Who was your favorite character? Why?
2. What do you think motivated Hilly?
3. How much of a person's character do you think is shaped by the times in which they live?
4. Do you think Minny was justified in her distrust of white people?
5. Do you think racism is inherent or taught?
6. What did you think about Minny's pie for Miss Hilly? Would you have gone as far as Minny did for revenge?