Foucault's Pendulum Topics for Discussion

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Explain the significance of the Pendulum in the plot and as a symbol.

Explain the purpose of Belbo's stories about his childhood in the novel.

Explain the hermetic method of reasoning by analogy used in the novel.

What is the role of Diotallevi in the novel?

Does the fate of Belbo confirm or deny the truth of the Plan?

What is the truth that Casaubon realizes at the end of the novel? Explain your answer in detail.

Discuss the importance of meaning in the novel. Give specific examples of how different views on meaning impact the plot.

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