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Discussion Questions For Water for Elephants 2010-07-12 08:30:00

Summer Book Club: Water for Elephants, Part 3

We're chugging right along with Water for Elephants, and chapters 11-15 had plenty of action. Camel finds himself in dire straits, Jacob finally musters the courage to kiss Marlena, and the circus loses one of its performers. I hope you're all ready to chat, because I know I am — and don't forget that you can always start your own discussions in my book club community group! Here are a few talking points:

  • Jacob feels guilty after the night with Barbara and goes to the church seeking absolution. Why do you think he acts so ashamed?
  • Jacob doesn't seem to be as afraid of August as the rest of the performers — he kisses Marlena even though he knows its wrong and talks back to August. Why do you think that is?
  • How have Jacob's relationships (particularly with Walter, August, and Camel) changed since the beginning of the book?
  • What's your favorite part of the book so far? What are the biggest questions on your mind?

Share your own thoughts and questions, and let's go ahead and finish the book for next week's discussion!

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