The Contract with God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue Topics for Discussion

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What is Frimmie Hersh's contract with God? How does Frimmie believe it has been broken? Why does Frimmie seek out a second contract with God, and what are that contract's consequences?

Discuss the theme of family in the novel "Contract with God Trilogy" by Will Eisner. Why is family so important in the novel? What purposes does family serve? Is family portrayed as helpful or harmful? Why?

Discuss the theme of religion in Will Eisner's novel "Contract with God Trilogy". What purposes does religion serve in the Dropsie community? Is religion a positive force, a negative force, or neither? Why? Provide evidence to support your claim.

Why does Jacob give up on his plans to divorce Rifka and marry Frieda? What possible consequences will this have? Do you think Jacob is better off with Rifka? Provide evidence to support your claim.

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