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The Famished Road Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why was Azaro's name changed when he was very young?

Differentiate between the party of the rich and the party of the poor.

Explain how Madame Koto managed to get ahead financially, compared to the rest of the villagers.

Why did the thugs always single out the photographer for punishment? Did they fear him?

What was the "land of fighting ghosts"?

What was the Yellow Jaguar? How did Azaro's father defeat him?

Why was the white engineer claimed by the "King of the Road"?

How were Azaro and Ade alike and different when it came to their relationship with the spirit world?

Was Madame Koto a bad person? Explain.

What possessed Azaro's father to pursue political office?

Why was the landlord hostile to Azaro's family?

Why was Azaro's mother usually frustrated and sad?

Explain the meaning behind the last line of the novel, "A dream can be...

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