The Night Circus Topics for Discussion

Erin Morgenstern
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Topic for Discussion 685038

How does the novel address time? What symbolism can be found in Herr Thiessen's clock, the birth of the Murray twins, and the ageing of the circus performers? Why is the manipulation of time important to the novel's plot and themes? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

Topic for Discussion 685039

Describe Chandresh's role in the circus' conception, execution, and legacy. How is Chandresh personally affected by the circus' success? Is this surprising? Why or why not? What, in your opinion, causes Chandresh's emotional unraveling? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

Topic for Discussion 685040

Discuss the representation of fatherhood in the novel. How is Mr. AH a father-figure to Marco? How does his fathering technique compare or contrast to Prospero's? Based on these two father's treatment of their "children," what is...

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