March Topics for Discussion

Geraldine Brooks
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Describe the purpose of March's daily letters home to his wife. What effect do these letters have on March's life in war in comparison to the effect these letters have on the life March left behind in Concord? What insights do these letters give the reader about the relationship between March and Marmee? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

One of the main critiques about the Louisa May Alcott novel Little Women is that it whitewashed the tragedy of the Civil War. How does Geraldine Brooks address that critique in her novel March? In what ways is the theme of whitewashing still present in this contemporary novel? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

Historically, there were many different causes for the start of the Civil War. What aspects of this conflict are addressed...

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