In the beginning of this novel, the narrator is unknown to the reader. Why do you think this was done? Do you think this added to or took away from the manuscript? When the reader finds out that the narrator is Grant Wiggins, does this change the perception of the story?
The horrific scene in which Jefferson's fate is sealed seems to be out of this world, or does it? In today's day and age, do you feel that the same result would have happened? Or do you think that today's times would be more forgiving of something who may very well have been in the wrong place at the wrong time? Why or why not? If you were Jefferson, what else would you have done to ensure that you were seen as innocent?
The word 'hog' is brought up at several points during this story, in reference...
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