The Stone Diaries Topics for Discussion

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In what ways can The Stone Diaries be considered a feminist novel or not?

Having never really known Daisy, what is Magnus Flett's significance in the book about her life?

Discuss the social entrapments that kept Daisy from living the life she wished she had lived.

Is it unethical for Daisy to present the reader with an altered version of her life? Is this typical of most people in their everyday lives?

What is the importance of the image of stone (and limestone) in this book?

Discuss the portrayal of the sexuality of men and women in The Stone Diaries.

What are some of the rituals that characters in The Stone Diaries follow in their daily lives, and what purpose do they serve?

In what ways does Daisy prove that life is alterable? In what ways does she disprove this theory?

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