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The Wasp Factory Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Why does Frank Cauldhame position "Sacrifice Poles" around the island? What does Frank affix to the top of the poles?

Why does Angus Cauldhame keep the real identify of his son a secret?

What tragic accident happened to Frank Cauldhame when he was just three years old? What impact did that accident have upon the rest of his life?

Why does Frank Cauldhame decide he has to kill his younger brother, Paul? How does Frank make a connection between Paul and his dog, Old Saul?

What is the "Wasp Factory" and how is it designed? How does it provide answers to Frank?

Why does Mr. Cauldhame keep his study locked and disallow Frank from ever entering it?

Where does Frank's hatred of women originate? Why does Frank blame his mother for his "accident?"

What is Frank's true identity and why did his father perpetuate a lie about...

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