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The Bad Beginning Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How do the Baudelaire children each react differently to the deaths of their parents?

Why do you think the adults in the story are portrayed as being incompetent?

Why is Count Olaf is an unsuitable guardian?

Are the actions of the adults in this book realistic?

Would children perceive the actions of adults in this book as being realistic?

What could Justice Strauss have done differently to help the children?

How do Violet's idiosyncrasies help solve the orphans' problems?

How do Klaus' idiosyncrasies help solve the orphans' problems?

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