Enigma Topics for Discussion

Robert Harris (novelist)
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How does feminism play a major role in this novel? Who do you see as feminists? Who do you see as anti-feminists? Are any of the male characters pro-feminist, and if so, how?

The reader does not see much of Claire in the novel. What kind of person is Claire? Is she silly or highly intelligent? What does Claire represent as a woman? How does she compare or contrast to Hester?

Do you see Jericho as a hero? In what parts of the novel is he a hero? In what parts, is he a failure? Does Jericho represent the everyman or is he exceptional? Explain your answer.

How does the war affect these characters individually? How do they each cope with the war and its consequences? When do the characters get emotional about the war?

How do the characters express love? Where do you...

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