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The Satanic Verses Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Compare and contrast the personality traits of the two Mishal characters, Mishal Sufyan in contemporary London and the zamindar's wife, Mishal of Titlipur. For what purpose do you believe the author gave these two very different characters the same name?

The women in Gibreel Farishta's life all possess mystical qualities. Describe the qualities in Gibreel which might be attractive to a mystical woman.

Discuss the mystical qualities and powers shared by Rekha, Rosa and Allie.

Why do you believe Mahound was able to forgive everyone except the satirist, Baal? What does his lack of forgiveness say about the power of words to sway men?

Why did Rosa Diamond keep Farishta under her spell? What purpose did he serve in her life?

Describe the circumstances which led to the rift between Saladin Chamcha and his father, Changez.

Ultimately, do you believe Chamcha was responsible for the destruction of...

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