Category Archives: Character Analysis

Discussion Questions for Dark Lover CHs 11-20

Discussion Questions for Group 11: JC, KH, KM, and KP 1.  “She suddenly needed some space, and Wrath let her go as they walked into a lemon-colored room.  Her feet slowed. The place looked like a museum or something she’d expect … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Rebecca CHs 18-21

Discussion Questions for Group 9: MG, AK, and BU 1. At the end of chapter 19, Maxim admits that “There was never an accident. Rebecca was not drowned at all. I killed her. I shot Rebecca in the cottage in the … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Rebecca CHs 13-17

Discussion Questions for Group 8: KC, LR, IS, JT 1. In Chapter 14, Mrs. Danvers gives the narrator a creepy tour of Manderley’s west wing: “’Now you are here, let me show you everything,’ she said, her voice ingratiating and … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Rebecca CHs 7 – 12

Discussion Questions for Group 7: MDF, EG, and AT 1. “You see,” she said, snapping the top, and walking down the stairs, “you are so very different from Rebecca” (107). Beatrice makes this comment after meeting the narrator for the … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Bridget Jones’s Diary October November December

On Thursday, October 13th, we will have a quiz over all of Bridget Jones’s Diary. Below are several discussion questions and some review tips. 1. Bridget’s constant litany of worries and anxieties tell us that she is at war with herself. … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Bridget Jones’s Diary July August September

Discussion Questions for Group 6: CL, RL, AR, HW 1. Why, after a failed relationship with Daniel, does Bridget continue to focus on finding a male partner so that she can form a “functional relationship?” (164). Why doesn’t she focus … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Bridget Jones’s Diary April May June

Discussion Questions for Group 5: KF, MF, and SG 1. On Thursday, April 6th, Bridget starts writing about how she wants to start going with the flow. She says, “Flow, it seems the right thing to do, I will tell … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions Bridget Jones’s Diary January February March

Discussion Questions for Group 4:  HC, AC, RT, BW 1. Claiming to be a single and independent woman, Bridget contradicts herself when she caves in and begins to obsess over Daniel Cleaver: “Panic stricken, I reached for the Silk Cut. … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Pride and Prejudice VOL III CHs 1 – 10

Discussion Questions for Group 3: AC, KG, and AT 1. When Elizabeth gets the letter from Jane revealing that Lydia has run away with Wickham, she is very distraught and unexpectedly lets herself get upset in front of Darcy. Darcy … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Pride and Prejudice VOL II CHs 11-19

Discussion Questions for Group 2: LC, EJ, KM 1. Why does Mr. Darcy focus on and even mention to Elizabeth “his sense of her inferiority- of its being a degradation” (Austen 160)? 2. Why did Mr. Darcy feel that his … Continue reading

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