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Lolita Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What is Rita's role in the novel? How does she help develop H.H.'s character?

What part do movies play in the novel? What do their depiction reveal about H.H.'s purpose in writing?

Why does H.H. include so much detail about mid-20th century America at the beginning of Part 2? Do you find it enhance the novel or detracts from its main thread?

Why does Lolita suddenly want to leave school and undertake a second road trip? Do you find the climax adequately foreshadowed in the departure as H.H. claims readers will?

What does Annabel contribute to the story? Is it fair to blame her for H.H.'s fetish? What else might contribute?

Are any of H.H.'s arguments about views on sexuality in antiquity and overseas make sense? Is mid-20th century America sexually repressed or prudent?

Had H...

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