Barbara Kingsolver Discussion Topics

Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

Choose a main character from any novel by Barbara Kingsolver and define the ethical or moral issue that becomes the center of that character’s focus.

Explain how each Price daughter in The Poisonwood Bible reveals her personality through how she tells her version of the story.

Kingsolver defines family in different ways in her novels. Identify nontraditional family arrangements in Prodigal Summer or Pigs in Heaven.