Life After Life Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

''Life After Life'' is a 2013 novel that is part historical fiction and part speculative fiction, examining a life lived many times. It's a great introduction to nonlinear literature that will prompt lots of discussion.

Life After Life

Life After Life is a 2013 novel by English author Kate Atkinson. The story follows a woman who experiences alternative versions of her life, possibly building on each other and possibly independent. This novel can be a great way to introduce students to nonlinear narratives since the book does not always follow a strict chronological structure or tell the reader exactly what is going on. There's a lot that's left open to interpretation, and that can make for great discussion. The following questions can help guide your students through a class discussion about this book, its structure, and its themes.

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