A River Runs Through It Topics for Discussion

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What is the point of A River Runs Through It? Is the story about fly fishing? If not, why does the writer spend so much time discussing fly fishing? What is the symbolism of fly fishing? What does this sport say about the relationship between Norman and Paul? What about Norman and Neal?

In A River Runs Through It, Norman spends a great deal of time worrying about how to speak with his brother about his drinking, but spends almost no time worrying about Neal's problems. Why is this? Does Norman care more about his brother? Why mention Neal at all? How do the characters of Neal and Paul compare? How are they similar? How are they different?

In A River Runs Through It, Norman and Paul have a highly religious, strict father. How does this affect Norman and Paul? Does Paul drink because...

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