Remembrance of Things Past Topics for Discussion

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What is the cause of the public disapproval of M. Swann's wife?

Compare and contrast the narrator's three loves: Gilberte, Albertine, and Mme. Guermantes.

Discuss the importance of the different classes in society throughout the novel.

Each book has different settings: country, beach, and city. Discuss the differences in the narrator's experiences in each society.

Discuss the political theme throughout the novel.

List and describe the distractions that prevent the narrator from beginning his career as a writer.

Compare and contrast the narrator's parents and grandmother regarding their affection for the narrator.

The narrator seems fascinated with famous people and the nobility. Describe instances of this in the novel.

Compare and contrast Bloch and Robert Saint-Loup.

Explain Mme. Guermantes' antipathy for the narrator and the reason that she befriends him.

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