Discuss the history of apartheid in South Africa, including why it was instituted, who it benefited, and the impact it had on the townships.
Discuss the significance of the setting of Mrs. Curren's home and how Mrs. Curren attempts to protect her space.
Examine how rules and order are depicted in the book, and conclude why Mrs. Curren believes that the rules are necessary to maintain peace.
Examine the correlation between Mrs. Curren's act of writing letters and her self preservation in the "Age of Iron".
Discuss the principles which the youth live by in the "Age of Iron" and compare it with Mrs. Curren's principles.
Analyze Florence's reaction to Mr. Vercueil and compare it with Mrs. Curren's reaction to him.
Analyze why Coetzee chose to write using fiction in "Age of Iron".
Discuss why Coetzee chose to use first person and a narrator to tell the story...
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