Margaret Atwood Discussion Topics

Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

In what ways do Margaret Atwood’s early childhood experiences in the Canadian wilderness affect her works?

Compare and contrast the dystopias in Atwood’s novels The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake.

In “Death by Landscape,” why does the protagonist have trouble letting go of her friend?

Alias Grace has been both praised and criticized for its attention to the details of Victorian life. How and why do such details affect the momentum of the novel?

Chronicle Elaine’s growth as an individual throughout her journey in Cat’s Eye.