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A Different Light - Response Record

Write down the answers given by the speakers that interested you the most, that you agreed with, or that caused you to think about the topic in a new way. You should have at least three answers per question. Complete sentences are not necessary.

What is the main moral conflict in this piece, and who is it between?





Which of the two conflicting personalities do you more closely agree with? Why?





If you were the mother in the piece, how would you have responded to the child's comments?





If you were the child in the piece, how would you have responded to the mother's comments?





If you were raising your own child, would you say that having that child see a homeless person for the first time would be a good thing or a bad thing? Why?





Do you believe that the mother has learned something from the child, and if so what, and if not, why not?





What would the homeless man say to the mother, if he knew how she thought of him?