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Watchmen Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

At what point is the haggard-looking vagrant identified as Rorschach? Does a close reading reveal the connection before Rorschach's mask is removed?

The Comedian was, in many ways, a particularly unlikable human being, yet his funeral was attended by nearly all of his old acquaintances and even one of his old enemies. Why do you think they found the Comedian so compelling?

Is the portrayal of Jon Osterman's gradual detachment from human concerns convincing?

Jon Osterman starts life intending to become a watchmaker. On Mars, he constructs an elaborate and enormous clockwork mechanism. Describe the symbolic representation of time within the graphic novel.

Carefully examine the artwork depicting the fight between Adrian Veidt and the putative assassin (refer to Chapter 5). Could an attentive observer discern that, perhaps, things were not as Veidt suggested?

Walter Kovacs claims to have literally become Rorschach after one particularly disturbing case he...

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