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The Help- KCC
In this set of flashcards you will find questions about the novel The Help by Kathryn Stockett.
Terms in this set (35)
How many babies had Aibileen cared for in her career?
What ailment does Mae Mobely Leefolt suffer from in chapter 1?
How old was Aibileen's son, Treelore, when he died?
Why does Hilly express distate at using the guest bathroom at Mrs. Leefolt's in chapter 1?
because it is the same bathroom the black help, AIbileen, uses
Why can't Mae Mobley go to college?
because her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Leefolt, spent her collge money on building a separate bathroom for Aibileen
What does Aibileen write in her small blue notepad?
After Hilly fires Minny, who hires her?
What is one housekeeping skill Celia Foote is very bad at (this is revealed in ch.3)?
Who is Mrs. Stein?
an editor for Harper and Row
Where does Skeeter get a job in ch.6?
at the Jackson Journal
Who does Skeeter ask for advice in regards to her new job?
What book idea did Skeeter propose to Mrs. Stein in ch.8?
interviews with coloured maids about their non-coloured employers
Who does Skeeter have several dates with throughout the novel?
What political office is Hilly's husbnad running for?
Why does Hilly claim coloured and non-coloured children shouldn't go to school together?
because they are too different
What does Aibileen promise all the women she approaches about helping with Skeeter's book in regards to their identities?
all names and locations will be changed
What is the main topic of conversation at a Communtiy Concerns meeting at Aibileen's church in ch. 16?
the murder of Medgar Evers
What does Celia call Minny at the end of ch.17 that annoys her?
Under what name does Skeeter publish the book?
Who tells Aibileen to stay away from Skeeter is she wants to keep her job?
What does Hilly say to Mrs. Leefolt when she reads Skeeter's book?
"it is about Jackson"
What is Skeeter's biggest fear in light of her publication of her book?
how it will impact the other maids
What is the point of Skeeter's book?
that people aren't really that different
What job has Skeeter been offered in New York City?
copy-editor's assistant for a magazine
What job has Skeeter arranged for Aibileen with a pay of $10/week?
writting the Miss Myrna Column
What is the best part of having written the book in Skeeter's mind?
that she no longer has to pretend to agree with Hilly and Elizabeth
When Skeeter is rejected by her friends, what does it motivate her to do?
continue writting her book
What do coloured maids live in fear of?
What is the one thing Celia Foote wants, but can't have?
How does Minny expect to be treated by Celia?
treated poorly and work hard for little money
What is the stereotype of non-coloured women?
get their hair done, have children, manage "the help" and gossip
Why is Stuart shocked by Skeeter?
she is unafraid to speak her mind
Describe Aibileen in 3 words.
determined, influential, kind, encouraging, brave, etc
What is Skeeter's real name?
Why does Constantine matter so much to Skeeter?
because Constantine rasied her and was always there for her
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
the help chapter 7-16
The Help - Chapters 1-6
'The Help' Study Guide: Ch. 31-34 Q & A
the help- chapter 17 to 24
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