The Winter Room Topics for Discussion

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How does the introduction to the novel affect the way the rest of the novel is perceived? What is the author's intent?

How does the author address the theme of literal truth in storytelling?

How does the structure of the story affect its impact on the reader?

Eldon argues with his brother that there are periods between the seasons where it is neither one season or the other. What does this say about Eldon and Wayne's characters? What does it say about how they each interpret the meaning of what a "season" is?

Three generations live in the same house in The Winter Room. How do the experiences of these generations differ? How do they interact in the novel?

Why is Wayne angry when Uncle David tells a story about himself? Did Uncle David intend for the boys to know the story was about...

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