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Why is it so difficult for people to find meaning in life? Why do you think the characters in this novel search for meaning through constant movement, music, drugs and drinking? Why would they hope to find the joy and beauty of life in such activities?

What is the difference between egoism and egotism? Why don't the friends in this book treat each other with more kindness and concern? Why do you think they are so self-involved and not more giving?

Is there a spiritual hole at the center of peace and prosperity? Why are these characters so anxious to deny the tranquility of life in America after the end of World War II? What do they mean when they say they feel marginalized by society and doubtful about the future?

The Beat Generation's preferred music was jazz, in particular, modern or "free" jazz, which is structurally...

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