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Goldfinger Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How does James Bond justify killing? Is Bond immoral?

"Goldfinger" contains many racial, sexual and national stereotypes. How does this affect your reading of the book? What does it tell you about the time in which the book was written?

Fleming frequently uses specific names when describing the objects in the book, for instance the model of Bond's car, the make of his pistol, and the vintage of wine he drinks at dinner. Why do you think he does this? How does it contribute to the development of Bond as a character?

What role do women play in Bond's world?

What is Fleming's intended audience for "Goldfinger?" How does he try to appeal to that audience?

Compare and contrast the characters of Oddjob and James Bond.

Is Bond responsible for the death of Jill Masterton? Why or why not? What about the death of Tilly Masterton?

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