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Darkly Dreaming Dexter Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Jeff Lindsay
This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Darkly Dreaming Dexter.
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Topics for Discussion

Why does Dexter target the priest? Why does Dexter have the priest take him to the house out in the country? What is the significance of this house? Why does Dexter talk about laying out the priest's victims for him to see? What is the point in this? What about Dexter's behavior suggests the theme of morality?

Why does Dexter go to the scene of the Tamiami Trail killer's latest drop point? What fascinates Dexter about this killer? Why? Why does Deborah ask Dexter for help? Why does Dexter agree to help Deborah?

Compare and contrast Deborah and Detective LaGuerta. How are these two alike? How are they different? Is Deborah more honest because she refuses to play the politics game? Is LaGuerta a bad cop because of the politics or simply because she is inept? How could these two characters benefit each other?

Discuss Doakes. Why...

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