Cakes and Ale: Or the Skeleton in the Cupboard Topics for Discussion

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Why is it felt that marriage interferes with artistic creation? Cite cases in the novel that prove or disprove it.

How is Rosie's promiscuity depicted in the novel and how does Edward's attitude towards it change over the years. To what might the change be attributed?

What is Mary-Ann's role in the novel? Beyond background information, what does she add to the story?

What does Edward's return to Blackstable contribute to the novel?

What does Edward's return to his old London rooming house contribute to the novel?

How does having Allgood Newton deliver the news about Rosie's flight from England contribute to the story? What does it say about the company William is then keeping?

How do you think Alroy Kear will depict Rosie in his biography of Ted Driffields? What factors will go into his decision? How would you describe her?

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