Why is Cassie important to Eliza?
What were the pivotal events that shaped Eliza going into adulthood?
How do you think the assault affected Eliza? Did anything positive come out of it?
In terms of her character, how does Eliza compare to Lizzie?
Do you think the Adamses are typical in their acceptance of Eliza and Johnny?
Does Eliza change over the course of the novel, and if so, how?
Could you compare the political division of the country during the American revolution to any division happening today? How so?