Dog Soldiers Topics for Discussion

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How do you think Converse feels about losing his former idealism? What causes Converse to change? What does Converse mean by "moral objections?" How does the change in Converse's behavior mirror the upheaval of the times?

There are many similarities between Hicks and Converse. Compare and contrast the two men. Also include a list of major differences, e.g., Hicks' notable military career.

Explain in detail why Converse trusts Hicks with such a large and dangerous undertaking. Would you trust Hicks? Why? How can Converse be sure that Hicks will not try to rip him off? What about Hicks makes him seem trustworthy?

What might it be like to be an expatriate in Saigon during the Vietnam War? Look to as many characters as possible to get a clear picture, e.g., Jill and Ian Percy. What might it be like to be an...

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