If you were Mama, how would you treat Dee?  What do you think Mama is struggling with between Dee and Maggie?  Write at one to two typed pages in response!

Alternately, you may also tell the story from Maggie’s point of view.  How does Maggie see Dee?  If she were braver, what would Maggie say to Dee?  Would she stand up to her?  Dee has her confidence; what does Maggie have?