Hotel du Lac Topics for Discussion

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How does Edith's occupation play into the development of the story? How would the story have been different if she were not a novelist?

What is the role of Madame Pusey and her daughter in the story? How do their interactions with Edith affect the development of the story?

What do we learn about Edith through her letters to David? How does it affect our perception of their relationship when we learn that none of these letters were ever mailed?

In the beginning of the novel, Edith tells of her view of women as "tortoises" and "hares." How does this view relate to her life in the beginning of the story? Has her view changed toward the conclusion? If so, how?

What is the significance of the single word on the telegram Edith sends home at the conclusion of the story? Why did she...

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