At the end of the novel, which woman is more sympathetic? Is Barbara friend, guardian, foe, jailer, interloper, predator? Is Sheba a victim of circumstances, an understandably bored housewife, or a selfish woman spoiled by privilege?
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In the last few pages of the novel, do you think that Ben Marco commands Raymond (under hypnosis) to commit his final act, or does Raymond break free of the hypnosis and choose to do it on his own?
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