How does Alida Slade view her life when her husband was alive?
How does she view her life now?
What is Alida Slade's opinion of Grace Ansley?
What is Grace's opinion of Alida?
What is the significance of the story about Grace's great-aunt Harriet? What purpose does it serve in the advancement of the story?
What are we to think of Delphin Slade?
What can we assume were Grace's feelings towards Delphin when she went to the coliseum that night?
Identify the many instances which contain irony in the story.