Christ Stopped at Eboli Topics for Discussion

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How does the political and economic powerlessness of the people of Gagliano affect their day-to-day lives? And how does it affect their characters and interactions with one another?

Why don't the people of Gagliano care about Fascism or the State generally?

To what extent and in what way are the people of Gagliano Christian? Pre-Christian? Why does this matter?

What drives the superstition in Gagliano? Why has it persisted in the face of modernity?

Do you think the people of Gagliano are constantly resentful of their institutions? Or do they for the most part, ignore them? If so, why? If not, why not?

Why do you think Carlo decided to leave Gagliano? Why doesn't he stay, marry and become mayor of the town?

What do you think the conflict between Don Luigi and Don Trajella represents? Does it reach into the corrupted structure of...

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