"Kids in Feathertown wouldn't know college-bound from a hole in the ground. They don't need it for life around here. College is kind of irrelevant."Why isn't college important to these people? Should it be? Would you say the people of Feathertown respect education?
Why is faith and instinct enough for some people?
When she explained this to Ovid,
"His eyes went wide, as if she'd mentioned they boiled local children alive. His shock gave her a strange satisfaction she could not have explained. Insider status, maybe."Explain her attitude. Yet Dellarobia also believes that "educated people had powers." What does she mean by this? How does education empower people? Can it also blind them?