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Angle of Repose Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

To what extent did Susan Ward's relationship with Augusta Drake limit her ability to find enduring happiness with Oliver Ward? To what extent does it help?

How is it that Oliver and Susan Ward - both easterners - adapted so differently to life in the west?

How does Lyman Ward's relationship with Shelly Rasmussen affect the writing of his book? How does it affect her?

Does Susan Ward seem to carry as much a burden of guilt and shame for the suicide of Frank Sergeant as her husband does for the drowning of their daughter?

Is there anything that Oliver Ward could have done to make his marriage work better? Is there anything Susan Ward could have done to make their marriage work better?

To what extent does the narrator, Lyman Ward, idealize his grandparents? What does he learn from their lives?

How effective is the stylistic...

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