Where do we find kindness in this novel? In any of the novels that we have read? Is Eric’s sleeping with Cass a kind of “kindness”? Is Vivaldo “kind” when he doesn’t tell Richard that he hates his novel? Is Vivaldo “kind” when he takes Rufus for dinner…or when he stays the night with him after sending Leona away? Is Soaphead Church attempting to give Pecola Blue Eyes “kindness”? Are Tish’s parents “kind” to Fonny? Is the taxi driver “kind” to Sharon in Puerto Rico? Is Baby Suggs “kind” to the community when she makes the feast? Is Sethe “kind” to Paul D when he is pushed out of the house? Is Sethe “kind” when she kills her already crawlin child? Does kindess signify/ mean differently in oppressed or marginalized communities? Do your answers to this question say anything about how we define kindness, for whom it is for, its absolute and relative meanings?