Does the city of Montreal itself serve as a powerful character in Gabrielle Roy’s urban fiction? How or how not?
Since Roy never discusses feminism in her written work, why would some call her a feminist?
In what ways does the title of The Tin Flute symbolize Roy’s central themes in that novel?
Do you think Alexandre Chenevert can be considered a universal type? In what ways? How not?
Are Roy’s negative images of urban-industrial cities still valid? Why or why not?