Lost Boys Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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The overarching concern in Orson Scott Card's Lost Boys is the family.

Card has two concerns: how corporate commitment makes family life all but impossible and how religion makes family life stronger and better.

1. What changes does Step's job cause that weaken the fabric of the family relationships?

2. Do you think that Step or DeAnne could have prevented Stevie's death if they had been more focused on the family? Do you think they missed any clues, and if so, what are they?

3. What effect do you think baptizing your own child would have on your relationship with the child?

4. Explain how you think Step and DeAnne's relationship is dependent on their faith.

5. Card indicts the corporation for harming family life by demanding time away from home even when the job itself could be done elsewhere. Do you think it is fair for an employer to make such demands...

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