The Secret Life of Bees Study Guide
What does Lily notice in her bedroom as she lies in bed at night? Why does she think they arrived that year?
B) he treats her almost like a slave. Treats his dog better
What does T. Ray claim is the truth about Lily’s mother?
Why is Lily so intrigued with the Madonna (Mary)?
To what/whom does Lily compare August Boatwright when she sees her for the first time?
Their mother loved spring and summer
Explain how life at August’s is like a timeout during a sporting event for Lily.
She’s been working on the wall for 10 years
Name one reason June is hesitant to marry Neil.
A Special service in the pink house
Why does Lily dread dinner time at the Boatwright home?
Lily finds out that the Black Madonna is not unusual. What is August’s explanation?
What does Lily learn from August as they listen to the news?
The longer the women search for May, the more convinced they are that…..
Why has the routine changed for everyone at the Boatwright home?
What picture of Mary has a profound impact on Lily?
What message does Lily ask August to relay to Zach?
“____________ don’t help anything. You know that.” -A.B.