Chronicle of a Death Foretold Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

How did you as the reader perceive the character of Santiago Nasar? Do you believe that he was Angela Vicario’s “perpetrator”? Why or why not?

Topic 2

Please describe the “fatal coincidences” that led to Santiago’s death. Do you think that this was coincidence, as some characters in the story do, or fate, as referenced on page 83? Was Santiago destined to die?

Topic 3

Describe the dynamic of family allegiance and the role it played in the death of Santiago Nasar. Was there anyone in the book who chose friends over family? Who and how?

Topic 4

How would you describe Bayardo San Román? Do you, as the reader, feel for him in her dilemma with Angela Vicario? Do you think he was the real victim, as proposed by several people in the town? Why or why not?

Topic 5

Compare and contrast Bayardo and Santiago. In...

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