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Is the title of the novel appropriate? Discuss
Discuss whether Middlemarch can be considered the best of George Eliot’s novels.
Do you consider Middlemarch a feminist novel? Explain.
Discuss the portrayal of Dorothea Brooke.
Bring out how Dorothea and Rosamond are contrasted in the novel.
Would you consider Middlemarch as a novel depicting social changes?
Can the Garth family be considered the "moral center" of the novel? Discuss.
Would you consider Casaubon or Rosamond as villains in the novel? Explain.
Is Will Ladislaw’s character a serious flaw in the novel?
Bring out the use of irony and humor in Middlemarch.
How are parallels and contrasts used to unify the material of the novel?