Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron Topics for Discussion

Nicholas Fraser
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How did Evita become an actress? How did her role as an actress lead her to meet Peron?

How did Evita learn to be a public speaker? How did she learn to be a politician?

Why do you think that Evita always and everywhere preached absolute devotion to her husband?

What were the political circumstances in Argentina that led to Peron's ascension? What circumstances led to his overthrow and exile?

What is the significance of Evita's body?

How was Evita used as a cultural symbol by Peronists throughout the sixties and seventies?

How did Evita become a cultural symbol in the nineties? What do the authors think she symbolized? What do you think she symbolized?

All in all, do you think Evita's contributions to Argentine society were good or bad? Defend your answer.

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