1. Why does Stingo’s job at the publishing house fail to meet his expectations?

2. How does Stingo feel about living off of money that originated from the sale of a slave?

3. How does Sophie’s childhood influence the ways she will later behave once she is imprisoned at Auschwitz?

4. Is Larry justified in concealing information about the reality of his brother’s life?

5. Is Sophie justified in her refusal to participate further in resistance activities?

6. How are religion and religious faith portrayed in the novel?