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Gimpel the Fool Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Compare Gimpel to the lead character in the 1994 Academy Award-winning movie Forrest Gump.

Research Eastern European shtetls of the late 1800s and early 1900s and discuss similarities between life in the shtetls and in Frampol.

Gimpel is often described as a "holy fool." Find and describe other examples of the "holy fool" figure in literature. Why do they fit into this category?

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