Suburban Mosaic

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

By A.S. King

High School Title

Discussion Questions
Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

  1. Glory is convinced that her visions are real. What do you think?
  2. Why do you think Darla O’Brien killed herself? What role did her husband, her best friend, her daughter, her gender, and her art play in her unhappiness?
  3. Ellie tells Glory to “free herself” when they drink the bat juice. What do each of these girls need to be free from?