Lucky Jim

By Kingsley Amis
Genre: Literary Fiction
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Discussion Questions

Why is Jim considered Lucky? Does he actually triumph or simply back into success?
What role do the female characters play? Are they all negatively portrayed? Look closely at Margaret and how she is perceived by Jim and Catchpole.
Is the novel a satire on academia and are the characters stereotypical ?
What is the theme of this novel and how is it conveyed?


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