FATES AND FURIES, WEEK TWO: THINGS TO THINK AND LIST ABOUT
How's your reading of F & F going so far, ListAppers? This week, we're reading and listing up to page 206. Here are some ideas to get you going with the listing - more here: FATES AND FURIES, WEEK ONE: THINGS TO THINK AND LIST ABOUT
- 1.Tell us in GIFs how you feel about Lotto now.
- 2.How is Lotto connected with the "Fate" section? How would you describe his personality—do you consider him passive, optimistic (unreasonably so?), fair-minded and accepting? Is he humble or, maybe, egotistical?(From litlovers.com)
- 3.If you were going to lose it and start ranting the way Lotto does in chapter 7 what would be your subject of choice and how much trouble would it get you in?
- 4.What are your thoughts and feelings regarding Lotto's speech in chapter 7 - as expressed in words or GIFs?
- 5.How did the inclusion of Lotto’s writing affect your reading experience? Did Lotto’s plays help you to understand his character?(Thanks for that one, Penguin/@RiverheadBooks)
- 6.Which of the plays do you wish Lauren Groff would write for real so you could go and see it?
- 7.We're told that his parents and aunt, early on, believed Lotto was destined for greatness: "It was taken for granted by this trio of adults that Lotto was special. Golden.” What effect does this expectation have on his life? What effect does any such expectation have on anyone's life?
- 8.What are some of your favorite sentences so far?
- 9.How much do you know about classical mythology, especially the Fates and the Furies? Who are they in Greek mythology? Where else in the novel does Groff rely on mythology? How do you feel about her use of it?(Thanks, litlovers.com)
- 10.Which emoji best represents each character?