Dragonwyck Topics for Discussion

Anya Seton
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Discuss evil. Is Nicholas a completely evil man, or is he insane and someone to be pitied?

Explain the relationship between Jeff Turner and Smith Boughton. How do the two men differ and how are they alike?

Discuss Miranda. Is her development from a naïve young girl to a mature woman purely based on nature, or does her spiritual foundation play a role here?

Discuss the growing unrest among the tenant farmers. How does it relate to the growing American spirit of democracy?

Explain the significance of the betrothal ring. Why is it important to Miranda after she returns to her family and the farm?

Discuss Peggy. Why do she and Miranda become good friends even though their backgrounds are very different?

Discuss Dr. Francis. What is he like and why does Jeff Turner admire him?

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