Katherine Topics for Discussion

Anya Seton
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Discuss Nirac's personality and its flaws. Why does he murder Hugh Swynford? Is he a bad man or a good man?

What are some of the superstitions that people in the middle ages lived by? What purpose did they serve?

Over time, does Katherine experience a spiritual awakening, or does she simply shut down her spirituality? Discuss the spiritual changes in her and what they mean.

Could any nation thrive, today, with a ten-year-old leader? Why were people in the middle ages so willing to pledge their allegiance and pay homage to a young child?

Discuss the intricacies and structure of the feudal society during Katherine's day. Could a person enter the upper echelons of society without a royal birth? How?

Knowing that the facts of this story are based on historical records, has the treachery and corruption at the highest levels of government changed significantly? Discuss...

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