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My Name Is Asher Lev Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Explain the importance of autonomy in Rivkeh's life. Does she seem happier when studying as an independent graduate student, or when she is playing the role of assistant to her husband?

Contrast the values, experiences and artistic styles of Jacob Kahn and Asher Lev. Which of Jacob's characteristics have rubbed off onto Asher by the end of the novel? Which traits has Asher rejected?

The Lev family consists of three busy people who are dedicated to their work. Rivkeh studies, Aryeh travels, and Asher paints. Who has the most important job? Which job do you think is least important?

Asher's artistic development is guided primarily by Jacob Kahn. Explain how three minor characters - Yudel Krinsky, Uncle Yitzchok, and Anna Schaeffer - also help to shape Asher as an artist.

Is the Brooklyn Crucifixion a great work of art? Defend your position using artistic standards and principles...

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