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Discuss how Pirandello depicts the institution of marriage in his short stories.

Compare the characters of Anna in "With Other Eyes" and Lydia in "A Voice." How are their situations similar? How are they different?

How is the subject of death presented in Pirandello's stories?

What role do women play in the stories in this collection? Are they sympathetic characters?

Discuss Pirandello's use of dialogue in his stories. What role does it play in advancing the plot?

In "A Character's Tragedy" Pirandello addresses the creative process. What does this story tell the reader about Pirandello as a writer?

How does Pirandello contrast the rural and urban settings and characters in his stories?

Pirandello deliberately leaves some information out of his stories. What effect does this have on the reader?

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