Was taking Mr. Norton there a mistake? Why or why not?
Why do you think Mr. Norton keeps passing out?
What does Supercargo’s beating tell us about Golden Day/the people at Golden Day?
Quote: “I wanted to tell Mr. Norton that the man was crazy and yet I received a fearful satisfaction from hearing him talk as he had to a white man. With the girl it was different. A woman usually got away with things a man never could” (93).
What does this quote tell us about the narrator and his perspective?
Quote: (Burnside on the narrator, to Mr. Norton) “Already he’s learned to repress not only his emotions but his humanity. He’s invisible, a walking personification of the Negative, the most perfect achievement of your dreams, sir! The mechanical man!” (94).
What is Burnside talking about? Does the narrator or Mr. Norton get it?
How does this quote connect to the narrator’s grandfather’s last words?