1. The Intruders begins with two families attempting to become one. Describe how Cassie and Joel react to this. Also, if your family were in this situation, which side would you fall under and why?
2. Describe how Cassie is treated when mysterious messes are created. Have you ever been treated the same way?
3. Describe the dreams Joel starts having. What is the most memorable dream you've ever had?
4. What is a séance? How are séances important in The Intruders?
5. The Intruders is often reminiscent of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Tell-Tale Heart". What are the similarities between these stories and describe how effectively they work in The Intruders.
6. Who are the intruders?
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February 14, 2007