Cradle and All Topics for Discussion

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Describe how Cradle and All is a quintessential story of God and Evil.

Examine the character of Father Flannery. What caused him to behave the way he did?

Compare and contrast Kathleen and Colleen. Why might they have been "chosen"?

Anne Fitzgerald is the main character of his novel. Her love for Justin was challenged by her profession. Later in the book, her profession brings them together again. Trace their relationship. How were their lives interwoven?

Symbols are important in literature. What did the blackbirds symbolize?

Cite examples of the Devil's trickery (remember that the Devil portrayed himself in many different ways and through different people).

Examine the prophecy. Who foretold it, where, and when? How did it correlate with the events of the book? Was it plausible that the church thought the events were the result of the prophecy coming true? Defend your answer with relevant...

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