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A Fine Balance Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

One of the main themes throughout the novel is the abuse of power. Do you think at any stage Dina abused her power as the tailor's employer or as Maneck's landlord?

The final chapter in the novel is called "The Circle Is Completed." Outline some of the "circles" in the novel and how they are completed.

Do you think that the relationship between Ishvar and Dina was ever romantic? Give examples to support your answer.

Discuss Beggarmaster as a character - is he a "good" or a "bad" character?

Discuss the different examples of family in the novel.

What role does religion play in the novel?

Discuss the author's use of symbolism in the novel, with particular reference to the quilt.

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