Children of God: A Novel Topics for Discussion

Mary Doria Russell
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Why does Emilio Sandoz have such a phobia about infants? How is this overcome?

In what ways is Ha'anala a Moses figure?

What roles does music play in the novel?

How does the philosophy that the ends justifies the means figure in this novel? What pain does it cause and in the final analysis, does it prove true?

How do the Runa contribute to their tragic situation? Does their revolution, like so many revolutions, transform the victims into victimizers?

Does Hlavin Kitheri have redeeming qualities? How do they balance his sins?

What does the novel say about imperialism, however well-meaning and planned?

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