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The Bloody Crown of Conan Topics for Discussion

Robert E. Howard
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How does black magic play a role in this book? What purpose does it serve? Is all black magic bad or used for bad purposes? Can you think of an example where black magic is not used for a bad purpose?

How is sexuality portrayed throughout these stories? Who is the sexual object? How is sexual tension written by the author? What literary devices does the author use to employ sexual tension?

Are any male characters shown as sexual objects? Is Conan a sexual object or is he merely a brute? How does Conan show his sexuality toward women?

Are the female characters in these stories strong or weak? Which characters are the strongest and which are the weakest and why? How does a woman show strength in this time period? Is it any different from women of today?

When does Conan show weakness...

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