The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Topics for Discussion

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Explain the High Speech and what its meaning is to Roland, the gunslinger, both in his past world in the one he now occupies.

Explain how the High Speech and the low tongue separate the classes in Roland's world.

Is the man in black truly evil or is he simply a pawn that had to take part in Roland's destiny, like Jake or Alice? Use examples from the story to support your answer.

If you were Roland, would you have followed the man in black to get answers about the Tower and, in doing so, sacrificed Jake's life? Would you have stayed and saved Jake from death? Explain your decision.

Name one historical philosopher whose ideas are displayed in the man in black's litany at the end of the book concerning the universe and our place in it.

Who do you think the Beast...

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