Discuss the following questions in small groups. Write their answers later. 

Are the sisters unkind and cruel? Find evidence in the text to support your idea.


Yes, it is very evident that the eight sisters were jealous of the bird and cruel to it. They advised September to keep her pet in the cage and be firm with it. They said that the bird was ungrateful. 'If he's obstinate and dies it'll serve him right and you will be well rid of him. They said.