I Am Charlotte Simmons Topics for Discussion

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Wolfe writes about the demise of academia and he suggests several factors that contribute to the problem at Dupont. What are those factors and how accurate would you say Wolfe is of his diagnosis of real-life academia?

The buildings and grounds of Dupont University all contribute to Wolfe's themes of identity and the decline of academia. Choose one of those themes and describe several aspects of the university that contribute to that theme.

Choose a person from Dupont and a person from the Lost Province and compare them.

Discuss how the fictional quote from the Nobel Prize winner impacts your reading of the rest of the book. How and where do his observations appear true?

Charlotte slowly loses her identity through the book, in her effort to become one of the popular people. Compare her decline to Hoyt, Jojo, and Adam. Do they strive to improve their...

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