The Talisman Topics for Discussion

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What does the scene between the parking lot attendant and Morgan Sloat in the first Interlude reveal about the way that Sloat deals with the world? about Sloat's own character?

Examine the theme of corruption in the story and describe how the authors examine it in the text.

Contrast the characters of Richard Sloat and Jack Sawyer. What does each character need from the other? In what ways can they be said to be opposites?

How do you think that the authors deal with the youth of the protagonists in a book that is dealing with such adult themes and adult horror?

In what way does the story of The Talisman follow the classic archetype of the Heroes Journey? In what ways does it differ?

The character of Wolf appears monstrous at times in the narrative. How do the authors differentiate between Wolfs innate goodness and that...

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