May 29th 2019 archive

English 11 – Lit Circle Discussion #2 –

Lit Circle Discussion #2 – Olivia Harvey, Cristina, Kalen, Clare, Liza –


Discussion #2 Questions:

– What psychological conflicts drive the characters or the plot?

– What significant symbols or events are going to have a psychological effect on the characters in the story?

– Are there prominent words in the piece that could have different or hidden meanings? Could there be a subconscious reason for the author using these “problem words?

– Is the main character in your novel more influenced by nature (inherited / genetic characteristics) or nurture (acquired / learned characteristics)?

– Are any characters in your novel self-actualized (the process of realizing one’s own potential, ex: making personal sacrifices to fulfill your inner potential)?

– How do characters deal with psychological conflicts that face them?