The Green Mile Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Each successive chapbook ends with an invitation to "Enter The Green Mile Contest!" Contestants were asked to write a fifty-word response to a question pertaining to that particular volume.

King's questions provide a good starting point for discussion of each volume.

Both the serial format and the discussion questions reflect King's desire to engage in an ongoing dialog with his "constant readers."

The Two Dead Girls: "Why does the mouse, Mr. Jingles, choose Delacroix as its special friend?"

The Mouse on the Mile: "It is said in the book that the guards have no real power over the prisoners on the Green Mile.

What does this mean?"

Coffey' s hands: "King constantly portrays Percy much less sympathetically than Delacroix or Coffey. What is he trying to say?"

The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix: "Brad Dolan, the orderly at Georgia Pines, reminds the narrator of Percy Wetmore...

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