- What is the father's concern about what Vivian has chosen to do? Knowing what you know about Freedom Summer, do you think her father is justified? Why or why not?
- How do you think Vivian understands her father's concern? What is your evidence?
- How do you think Vivian's father really feels about her choice? What is your evidence?
- If you were a parent of a child going to Mississippi during the summer of 1964, how do you think you would have felt? What actions might you have taken as a result of your feelings?
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Discussion Questions." (Viewed on March 30, 2015) <http://jwa.org/node/11867/lightbox2>.