Three Skeleton Key Discussion Questions
Question 1: • Which details in the story suggested that the narrator was the central character in the story?
Question 2: • What are some contrasting differences between the characters based on the narrators description?
Question 3: • In what ways are Le Gleo’s and the narrators reactions to the doomed ship different? Similar?
Question 4: • On pg 1154, what details might have the readers sympathetic to the narrator? Why?
Question 5: • On pg. 1155, with what external force are the narrator, Le Gleo, and Itchoua now in conflict?
Question 6: • What do you think motivates the narrator and Le Gleo to risk their lives to help Itchoua?
Question 7: • In what way does human intelligence ultimately overcome the rats brutality?