(Subject is Humanities)
Love Suicides Reading Guide (15 pts total)
Please be specific in your responses. When necessary, refer to specific scenes that support your answers.
1. How do we see the tension between social obligation and human feeling? (3 pts)
2. Do we feel sympathy for the lovers? Are we meant to?(explain your reasoning) (3 pts)
3. Are they (Jihei and Koharu) really in love? (explain your reasoning) (3 pts)
4. What will be the impact of their deaths? Emotionally, socially, economically… (3 pts)
5. What did you think of the ending? (3 pts)