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Tales of Henry James: The Texts of the Stories, the Author on His Craft, Background and Criticism Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Is Daisy Miller innocent or morally corrupt?

Why does Winterbourne have trouble understanding Daisy Miller?

What are the Aspern papers and why does the unnamed young man, the main character, want them?

Does the young publisher use honesty to try to gain the Aspern papers, or deceit? How does that work for him?

The Aspern Papers is set in Venice, where the main streets are canals and most people travel by boat. What are the traditional boats of Venice called?

Every family has it's strengths and weaknesses. What are the strengths of the Moreen family in The Pupil? What are their weaknesses?

Why do Mr. and Mrs. Moreen suggest that their son Morgan go to live with his tutor in The Pupil?

In the Pupil, why does the tutor Pemberton eventually agree to tutor Morgan Moreen for free?

What job did Brooksmith hold?

In what way are...

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