Stop-time Topics for Discussion

Frank Conroy
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What do you think is the connection between the title of chapter one, "Savages", and the stories it contains?

When you consider the concept of "coming of age", what events in your life do you think contributed or contribute to your coming of age?

Do you think the author's tears, as described at the end of chapter five, really are irrelevant? Either way, explain why or why not.

What would you say are the metaphorical meanings associated with the title of chapter seven, "Shit", the author's detailed attention to the ritual/chore of cleaning up dog excrement, and his dreamed/waking experiences with the dogs?

Also in regards to chapter seven, what do you think are the metaphorical parallels between the author's circumstances and those of the dogs?

What do you think are the metaphorical meanings of the title of chapter eleven, "Blindman's Buff...

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