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Lautréamont's Maldoror: Translated by Alexis Lykiard Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What is the purpose of Lautreamont's grotesque and disgusting imagery?

Describe the significance of Lautreamont's writing style making reference to his social and historical context.

Does Lautreamont believe that God exists?

What is Lautreamont's attitude towards Maldoror's action? Why is Maldoror, a murderer and rapist, presented as a kind of hero?

What is the significance of Maldoror's pederasty and how does it affect his actions?

What is Maldoror's main grievance with God?

How does Maldoror's hatred of humanity tie in with his hatred of God?

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Lautréamont's Maldoror: Translated by Alexis Lykiard from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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