The Verge Discussion Questions

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Patterns are an important element of The Verge. What patterns do you notice in your life? What social and psychological patterns can you identify in society or in your own actions or habits? Are there any of these under which you feel trapped?

Expressionism uses distortion and exaggeration to convey the inner life of a character. It can be thought of as seeing the world through a character's eyes. If you were to design an expressionistic set of the way in which you see the world, what would it look like? What elements would be distorted and why?

Research the women's suffrage movement. Who were some of the leaders of this movement? What were their arguments for giving women the right to vote? What were the main arguments presented by the opposition?

The Verge takes place during the time of Prohibition. Research this period in American...

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