The White Album Topics for Discussion

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In what way does Didion defend or argue her own diagnoses of mental illness in the first chapter of "The White Album"?

Consider Joan Didion style of 'personal reporting.' Is it effective? What do you think are ite merits and flaws?

Identify one of the central themes that occupy Joan Didion's essays in the collection of "The White Album".

In what way can Bishop James Pike, through Didion's eyes, be called 'a great American?'

What are Didion's criticism's of the proto-Women's Movement of her times?

Why does Dallas Beardsley, the Actress in Joan Didion's essay 'On Hollywood' appear to almost be a tragic figure for Didion? What does she represent?

Why do you think that Didion entitles the second part of her book 'The Californian Republic?'

What do you find the most interesting, moving or thoughtful essay in Joan Didion's "The...

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