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An American Requiem Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

James P. Carroll
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Topics for Discussion

Specify and discuss three reasons James Carroll decides to become a priest.

Compare and contrast the lives of Joseph Carroll and his son James Carroll.

Compare and contrast the lives and careers of James Carroll and his four brothers; Joseph, Dennis, Brian and Kevin.

Discuss how Joe junior's polio affects the Carroll family relationships and lifestyle.

Discuss how James' life violates the rules of his upbringing as an Irish Catholic son.

Identify and explain how each brother develops a career in relation to their father.

Identify and specify at least three ways in which Cardinal Spellman influences U.S. military decisions.

Identify and explain the causes for James' departure from the priesthood.

List and explain three ways in which Hans Kung has an impact on James Carroll.

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