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Daggerspell Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Katharine Kerr
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1. Why does Nevyn's father believe that he must disown and exile him? What could Nevyn have done to avoid this tragedy?

2. What are the chief characteristics of the system of personal honor to which the noblemen of Deverry subscribe? Which of these characteristics and beliefs have been abandoned today?

3. How does the belief in destiny, or wyrd, affect the characters?

4. How does the author convey the concept of romantic love? Do you believe that love is a matter of destiny, or does it involve something more personal?

5. How does Deverry's social system differ from ours? What aspects are similar to ours? What aspects differ greatly from our modern society?

6. How do the various characters in the book accept personal responsibility for their actions?

7. How do the roles of women differ in medieval society compared to today?

8. What difference might it have made in Deverry society if people could read...

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