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Below are some discussion questions for the novel My Michael by Amos Oz.

The Lebanese-American academic As'ad AbuKhalil Has said that Oz's depiction of the twins Khalil and Aziz "includes racial profiling at its worst." What do you think he means by that? Do you agree or disagree with...

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Below are some discussion questions for the novel My Michael by Amos Oz.

The Lebanese-American academic As'ad AbuKhalil Has said that Oz's depiction of the twins Khalil and Aziz "includes racial profiling at its worst." What do you think he means by that? Do you agree or disagree with his statement?

What draws Hannah to Michael and vice versa? Do you think they are good for each other? Why do they become increasingly distant from each other?

How does contracting diphtheria affect Hannah and the choices she makes?

What is an epistolary novel and how is My Michael an example of one? Why do you think Oz chose this type of narration?

Why did Oz choose to tell the novel from Hannah's point of view. How do you think the novel's meaning would change if it was told from Michael's point of view?

What impact does Jerusalem have on the story and the actions of the narrator?

What is Hannah's relationship with her son Yair and how does their relationship affect her life?

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