The Eye Discussion Questions

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Research the history of Tangier and present it to your class. Pay particular attention to how the French, Spanish, and Arab populations have contributed to the city's culture.

Starting with Italy, research the tradition of magic and sorcery in at least two other cultures. Look for spells that involve "casting the eye" on someone. What similarities and differences do you see between the other cultures'understanding of the spell and Morocco's? Discuss as a class.

Write an epilogue to the story, explaining what happens to Meriam and her daughter after they move away from Tangier. Read it to your class.

Compare the expatriate writers and artists in Paris in the 1920s with those in Tangier in the 1950s and 1960s. A good place to read about the former is in Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Does one group or another...

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