The Storyteller Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

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

''The Storyteller'' is a Jodi Picoult novel that examines justice and consequences when a young baker learns that an old man in her town is a former Nazi. Guide your students through a discussion on this novel using these questions.

The Storyteller

The Storyteller is a 2013 novel by Jodi Picoult in which a young Jewish baker befriends an old man and learns that he was one a Nazi guard in Auschwitz. The story explores how atrocities can impact families for generations, the power of storytelling, and the blurry line between forgiveness and justice. These discussion questions are intended for high school students, considering some of the mature themes of Picoult's novel.

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