The Replacement Discussion Questions

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Read Robbe-Grillet's short sketch, "The Wrong Direction" and compare its style and themes to that of "The Replacement."

Read a work by another author associated with the New Novel movement—such as Nathalie Sarraute, Claude Simon, Robert Pinget, or Marguerite Duras—and compare and contrast that work to "The Replacement." Do the two works share similar themes and construction?

Write a short sketch of something you have observed, using the same style as Robbe-Grillet does in "The Replacement." Try to fragment the sketch, weaving together pieces of real scenes with memory and/or imagination.

Robbe-Grillet rejected the political point of view of writers like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. Research those views along with biographical details of Robbe-Grillet's life and try to determine what turned the younger writer against them.

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