Vernon God Little Topics for Discussion

D.B.C. Pierre
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How does Vernon's change in language reflect his growing up in a broader sense?

How, psychologically, does Taylor get Vernon to make a false confession?

How does Vernon's ignorance of Spanish advance the plot, while he is in Mexico?

What is the function of food in the novel?

What do Lally's outlandish broadcasting plans reveal about U.S. society? Could it ever happen?

"Martyr" in the original Greek means, "Witness." What is witnessed in Martirio?

Does anyone in the novel appear to believe in God?

  • In Vernon God Little, the last two chapters of the novel are open to interpretation by the reader. Some believe that the entire sequence after Vernon is strapped to the gurney exists only in Vernon's imagination. Some believe that the events actually occur, and offer a satisfying conclusion to the events of the book. What do you think? Write an...

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