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Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Jhonen Vasquez
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Topics for Discussion

Throughout the novel, Johnny appears to be homicidal, in that he kills several individuals. Based on the entirety of the novel, do you believe Johnny actually committed these acts, or is Johnny simply insane and imagining his vengeance on the world? Why do you believe this? Be sure to support your answer using information from the novel.

There are four main voices outside of Johnny's in the novel that appear to be parts of his own mind. These characters are Mr. Eff, Nail bunny, D-boy, and Burger Boy. Explain which and how each of these characters represents a different part of Johnny's own personality, and explain why you believe each matches their specific personality concept.

Johnny makes several points regarding conformity in the novel. How does Johnny feel about those who conform to society, even if this harms others? Why does he feel this way? Do you...

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This section contains 518 words
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Purchase our Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut Study Guide
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