Discussion (SPOILERS)- Girl Under Glass by Monica Enderle Pierce

Please feel free to answer any or all questions in the comments section.

Why do you think Pierce titled the book Girl Under Glass?

Do you see any similarities between portions of Girl Under Glass and any other work of literature? What are they? Is there any one similarity that is more prominent than the others? Which one is it and why do you think it is the most prominent?

Do you see any similarities between portions of Girl Under Glass and any movies? What are they?

Do you agree that sometimes it is necessary to save someone from him or herself? Under what circumstances? What about on a global scale?

“Religion is a method of control, quite effective if done correctly… And destructive, when done incorrectly…” What do you think this means? How does it apply to Girl Under Glass?

Why might the arrival of an alien race result with increased religious fundamentalism?

How would the arrival of an alien race force the religious to reassess their beliefs?

Why might different religions all of a sudden begin to attack each other after the arrival of an alien race? Do you think it would have happened even if it had not been orchestrated? Why or why not?

Even though a few members of the community believed Rachel was telling the truth when she said Elder Cyrus had raped her, why do you think they did not speak up and defend Rachel?

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