Incantation Topics for Discussion

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Discuss the theme of love in the novel "Incantation" by Alice Hoffman. How does love appear in the novel? What are its consequences, especially when it comes to the main character, Estrella?

What is the irony of the idea of false Christianity being rooted out by fellow Christians? Who are the real Christians, and false Christians? Can the Jews be blamed for wanting to pretend to be Christians? Why or why not?

Discuss the theme of religion in Alice Hoffman's novel "Incantation." How is religion presented in the novel? Why are the various religions in conflict? What are the consequences of this conflict?

Why does Catalina betray her best friend, Estrella? What are her motives? What are the consequences of her motives?

Why do Estrella's family members refuse to tell her about her true history? How does Estrella react to the news? How does...

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