The story starts with a fire. What happens
? How does she react?
2. The Language of Flowers goes
back and forth in time and each section is
titled. What’s the first section called
and how does it fit
3. What do you think of
’s caseworker? Could she have done more
4. What flower does
choose to give Meredith? Is
’s assessment fair?
5. Meredith leaves
with $20 and the advice to get a job. What
do instead? Why do you think she is so
unconcerned with her future?
6. Why does
begin trying to reconnect with her sister?
Did you sympathize with
’s focus on this?
7. How does
at the beginning? What happens after this
initial testing period? What does
about her behavior?
8. What characters come into
’s life? Did you like them? Why or why
not? What did you think of the “flower
vendor” at first? Did your opinion
doesn’t recognize Grant at the flower
market. What does he give her and how does
ends up in the library to find out the
meaning of white poplar. What other
discovery does she make and why is this