1. What is implied in the fact that Polly couldn’t continue to work in the corn-factor’s office?
2. Why is Mrs. Mooney so intent on her daughter marrying practically anyone?
3. How innocent was Polly’s initial approach to Bob Doran?
4. Interpret the statement: “She was an outraged mother.”
5. The “short twelve” Mrs. Mooney hopes to catch after her conversation is the abbreviated noon-time mass. What’s the symbolism implied in this?
6. Bob seeks religious counsel after the affair has become serious. What is...
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