Questions about the motives of the adult characters:
- Why do you think John Murphy chose Sydney Schuster to be his angel?
- Why do you think Sydney agreed to meet with John?
- Why do you think Sydney reconnect with John for a second encounter?
- How are these two characters alike?
- How are they different?
- How did they change each other? How did they come to be friends?
- Why do you think they disagreed so passionately about the value of football?
- Why do you think Sydney reconnected with Denise Hanover after such a long estrangement?
- Why do you think Denise took Melissa Whistler into her home and kept her there?
- Why do you think Denise and Sydney were attracted to each other?
- How did they change each other?
- How would you describe the relationship between John and Denise?
- With which adult character do you most closely identify?
- Which of the adult characters do you think changed the most?
Readers' Poll - for all readers:
If a movie were made from "The Prize", who would you like to have play the major parts?
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