PRACTICE ESSAY QUESTIONS FOR THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

1. Many women in our society are isolated from other women. How did being in the company of this circle of females transform Lily?

2. Lily and Zach’s relationship could never survive in South Carolina in the 1960’s. Do you agree?

3. The role of the Black Madonna in the novel shows that religion is a major theme in The Secret Life of Bees. Do you agree?

4. “But she’s white, August.”
In the novel, The Secret Life of Bees, Lily and the other characters have a lot to learn about racism. Discuss

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