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The Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomber Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Do you think Margot shot her husband on purpose? Could she have meant to do it, yet still done it by accident? Think of a time when you or someone you know did something "accidentally on purpose."

In "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," what does it mean to be "masculine"? What does it mean to be "feminine"? Have these concepts changed since the era in which the story was written?

What kind of people were able to go on hunting expeditions like this in the 1930s? How might some of these factors impacted Wilson's perception of the Macombers?

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