On the Devil's Court Topics for Discussion

Carl Deuker
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1. Even before he moved to Seattle, Joe has had many disagreements with his father. What do you think is their main problem?

2. Joe is fascinated with Ross. What is the real basis for their friendship?

What are the qualities Joe admires most in Ross? Why?

3. The disastrous interview with the reporter from the scandal magazine marks a turning point in Joe's life. How does it prepare him for his future actions?

4. Do you think Joe really saw the devil at the abandoned gym or was it just his imagination?

5. Is there an explanation for Joe's sudden lack of skill at the basketball court other than magic or bad luck?

6. Is there a rational explanation for his sudden success, or is it really the work of the devil? How do you explain his sudden improvement in his grades?

7. Everything is working out well, so why...

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