A Graveyard for Lunatics Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Throughout his career, Bradbury has explored the regions of the human imagination, testing their limits. In general, he has presented a positive view of the imagination, presenting its enemies as vile, despicable people. In A Graveyard for Lunatics, he explores an industry that thrives on the imagination of its employees, yet often trivializes and stunts that imagination. A good discussion might begin with a discussion of the views of the motion picture industry presented in the novel. Do your experiences watching motion pictures at all parallel the experiences of characters in the book?

Another good way of introducing a discussion of the novel might be to examine how it works out the images of darkness and light, of death and life.

What is Bradbury suggesting by making the graveyard livelier and the studio, supposedly the home of imaginative life, more moribund as the narrative progresses? From...

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