(a) How is Evelyn trying to improve her self-confidence. Are any of these methods
(b) Focus on the Piggly Wiggly incident. How does Evelyn’s self-confidence change
over the course of this incident?
(c) Do you think Evelyn will ever repair her damaged self-confidence? Who do you
think is responsible for Evelyn's low self-confidence?
(d) Which of the characters in the novel do you think has the highest self-confidence?
What makes that character so confident? Is self-confidence something that one is
born with, or something that develops? How can you tell?
(e) Why do you think Evelyn internalized the comments she receives from
strangers? What is the danger in this type of rationalization? How do these
comments affect Evelyn's self-confidence?