Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Topics for Discussion

John Berendt
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How does the point of view affect how the story is perceived? Would a different point of view change the story?

How does the physical isolation of Savannah reflect the theme of isolation in other parts of the novel?

Describe the theme of good versus evil in the novel, and how each concept may be interpreted differently.

What roles do money and power play in the story? How important are they to the presentation of the characters, and the outcome of the murder trial?

What sorts of prejudices are introduced in the story, and how are they rationalized by the characters?

When Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke, he remarked that Savannah was the most racially integrated city in the South. How is this ironic in relation to citizens' attitudes about social dynamics between blacks and whites in the story?

How can one explain Jim...

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