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How do Danton and Robespierre, two leaders of the French Revolution, differ in the ways they want to lead the revolutionary forces?

What is Robespierre's real motivation in convincing the people that Danton is a traitor? Why does Robespierre consider Danton a threat? To what does Robespierre aspire?

What are signs that French society is in decline? How are morals impacted by the chaos?

How does Robespierre justify the execution of his political enemies? What does Danton mean when he says he would rather be guillotined than guillotine?

How do the wives of Camille and Danton react to the executions of their husbands? What does Julie send to Danton before his death and what meaning does it have?

How does religion factor into the story of Danton and Robespierre? What comparison does Robespierre make between himself and Jesus Christ?

What do the leaders of the Revolutionary Tribunal...

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