Describe the setting for the novel. What are the characteristics of fourteenth century England? Comment on the living conditions of the people.
Explain the structure of a feudal society. Where does the King's Justice fit in this structure? Where does Lord de Guise fit? Where do the players fit?
The author has various techniques that he uses in the book. Discuss the use of light and what it means. Why is Death referred to with a capital 'D'?
Discuss the structure of the fourteenth century English play? Why are the plays based on the Bible? Discuss the style used in the presentation of the play.
Assess the character of Nicholas, the priest who becomes a player? Do you think he acts responsibly? Why or why not?
What is your opinion of the book? Is it a good way to do a murder mystery? Did the book hold your...
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