Men at Arms: A Novel of Discworld Topics for Discussion

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Indentify the theme of Prejudice in the novel 'Men At Arms' by Terry Pratchett. Cite examples in the text.

Why do you think it is that the Patrician of the city of Ankh-Morpork wants to supress the creation of the 'Gonne?' What are his motivations? Cite examples from the text.

Examine the character of Captain/Mister Vimes in the novel 'Men At Arms'. What motivate him? What is his greatest weakness?

Explain both Carrot's and Vimes' belief that the City does not need Kings. Do you think this is true? Wouldn't it be better if Carrot were on the throne of the city?

How is humour used in the novel? Does the author use it to enhance or hinder the story?

Whole role does the character of death play in the novel? Whose deaths does he arrive at, and what literary significance does Death perform?

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