Book Byte May 2021
Discussion Questions for The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara (Some questions taken or adapted from http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/killerangels/study.html and http://www.pinkmonkey.com/booknotes/monkeynotes/pmKiller79.asp.
Which of the narrators did you like the most?
What did you think about the various viewpoints expressed about the cause of the Civil War?
What is the purpose of Shaara’s detailing the Armistead-Hancock friendship?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Shaara’s switching point of views? Could this book have worked from a limited third person point of view? First person?
Why do you think the Confederate army lost the Battle of Gettysburg?