Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

Discuss American attitudes toward poverty as addressed in Linda Hogan’s works.

How is the American Indian oral tradition evident in Hogan’s works?

How does Hogan address the issue of genocide?

What is Hogan saying about threats to the natural world?

Compare Hogan’s exploration of the theme of identity in two works.

Compare Hogan’s treatment of transformation in two works.