Discussion Questions for the Ha Ha by David King

Please answer these questions before class on Oct. 30.


1. Who is Howard? What type of communication impairment does he have and what led to the impairment?










2. How does Howard communicate? He has had speech therapy but is no longer participating. Why do you think he may have given up speech therapy?










3. How has Howard adapted to his injury? What does he do for income?











4. What do you think will happen between Ryan and Howard? What could affect their relationship?







5. What would be your impression of Howard if you just met him on the street.