An American Tragedy Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Is Clyde a victim of fate or the circumstance that he creates?

Topic 2

In what way is Gilbert the foil of Clyde?

Topic 3

How does the concept of Clyde’s “dark genie” reflect his place within the elite circle?

Topic 4

In what ways does the freedom of having money enslave Clyde?

Topic 5

How does the grey suit that Clyde wears on the day that Roberta drowns reflect his change in attitude going into Book Three?

Topic 6

In what ways does Mason’s scarred face reflect his approach to his job?

Topic 7

In what ways does Esta’s pregnancy mirror Roberta’s pregnancy?

Topic 8

In what ways does the car accident at the end of Book One resemble the death of Roberta at the end of Book Two?

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