Saul Bellow Discussion Topics

Discussion Topics

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

What qualities characterize the typical Bellovian hero?

What qualities characterize the Bellovian antagonist or villain?

Discuss the role of the thinker in Saul Bellow’s novels.

Discuss the treatment of the “loser” or the “failure” in Bellow’s novels.

What is Bellow’s attitude toward modern culture?