Zorba the Greek Topics for Discussion

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Recast this story with Zorba as the narrator, keeping in mind the different aspects of the events that would stand out in Zorba's mind, and the fact that there are certain episodes for which Zorba and the narrator hold completely different experiences.

Compile "Zorba's Gospel," all of his thoughts on God. In what ways does he contradict himself? To what degree are his beliefs compatible with conventional beliefs? By Zorba's own standards, does he achieve salvation?

Based on his statements about women and past relationships, speculate on the progression of Zorba and Hortense's marriage if she had lived.

Zorba's life is made up of the good and the bad, and he has committed some atrocious acts - among them, the self-confessed burning of a village and the casual mention of rape and robbery. Yet the narrator sincerely admires his perspective on life and ability to act on...

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