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Cheri is obsessed with pearls throughout both novellas. What do the pearls signify for him? Discuss.

There is a popular saying that "Money isn't everything." Discuss why this is so true in the case of Cheri's life.

Courtesans played an important role in Paris society prior to World War I, but their importance diminished afterwards. Why do you think this happened?

In this book which has much to do about love there are also blatant examples of hate. Identify some of these situations and relationships and discuss why they are so powerful.

Do you have sympathy for any of the characters? Explain.

Two major events and movements play out on the world stage during the course of these novellas: World War I and the Women's Suffragette Movement. How are they exhibited in the stories and what impact do they have on the characters?

Do you think Cheri...

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