Robert Penn Warren Discussion Topics

Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

Who were the Fugitives, and what was Robert Penn Warren’s contribution to their activities?

What generalizations can be made about the relationships of fathers and sons in Warren’s fiction?

What does Jack Burden learn from his association with Willie Stark in All the King’s Men?

Consider Brother to Dragons as a psychological study of guilt.

What is New Criticism? What roles did Warren play in this critical movement?