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Debbie Drechsler’s Daddy’s Girl

  1. Describe Drechsler’s artistic style. Does it complement or detract from the story content? Explain.
  2. What is your impression of Lily?
  3. What is your reaction to the graphic depiction of Lily’s abuse?
  4. Is the seriousness of the story enhanced or diminished by the comic book format? Defend your answer.
  5. How does the chapter “Marvin” differ graphically from the other stories? Is it more or less effective? Why?
  6. Which of the stories/chapters do you find most effective? Why?
  7. Which of the stories/chapters do you find least effective? Why?
  8. What is the importance of Claudia’s friendship with Lily?
  9. What does Fran (from “Sixteen”) have in common with Lily?