05 “I Kin Ye, Bonnie Bee”

mollified – calmed down

  1. Why is it ironic that the woman calls Granpa and Little Tree “foreigners”?
  2. Find a passage in this chapter which states the life lesson Granpa is teaching Little Tree when he stops to talk to the woman.
  3. Why does Granpa think there are too many words in the world? What is the significance of the title of this chapter?
  4. How does Granpa define the word “kinfolks”?