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Life and Times of Michael K Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why did Anna put K in the state institution?

Why did Anna choose K to help her if she truly resented him?

What is the difference between the fictional South African culture and the culture as described in the novel?

Were the refugees really "free" at Jakkalsdrif Camp? Explain.

Explain the symptoms of starvation and how they affected K's state of mind.

What methods did K use to grow and tend to his garden "stealthily"?

Why did K refuse to eat at the rehabilitation camp?

Was the doctor right about K's mother being a terrible burden on him?

Did K die at the end of the story (or was he about to die)? Explain.

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