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What is the author's attitude toward the Old World Yiddish culture he depicts in these stories, in terms of whether he sees it as a limiting or liberating influence on the characters' lives?

As described in these stories, what parallels do you see between the practices of Judaism and Catholicism?

What is the author's attitude, reflected in this collection of stories, toward monogamous male-female relationships?

Can you find any instances in the stories of love without some form of trickery or deception?

From what is depicted in these stories, how well do Jewish immigrants seem to adapt to life in America, specifically in New York City?

What seems to be the attitude of the author about those who convert from Judaism to Christianity?

In The Psychic Journey and The Seance, the narrator comes into contact with the occult and the psychic. In both instances...

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