Selina doesn’t have a choice over who she
marries; how does she take control of her situation?
Do you have a favorite scent or perfume/cologne?
Do you associate any memories with a particular smell?
In what ways is a marriage a social contract? Do
you think Theophilus and Selina’s contract is fair? How would you change their
Do you think the lion should have been put down
for attacking the girl and causing her death?
What causes Theophilus’s feelings to change
How is respect different then love? Can you have
one without the other?
How does Selina’s relationship with her father
and stepmother change?
Which animal in the story is your favorite and
Why does the Prince Regent help Selina socially?
What does he hope to gain?
Share alternate titles for the book.