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Unformatted text preview: 4. Consider the names, Sheppard and Rufus. what are the connotations or associations with those names? 5. What does the telescope represent? Discuss in terms of what Sheppard hopes to achieve with Rufus and how Rufus and Norton actually use the telescope. What is the connection with OConnors themes? 6. How does the title "The Lame Shall Enter First" relates to the story ? [added 4/19 thanks to Gina Brandon] 7. Why did the father felt the need to accept Rufus into his home? How did it affect his son? [added 4/19 thanks to Gina Brandon]...
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- Spring '08