|the book cover of Reflections in a Golden Eye|
|Anacleto's grotesque peacock|
1) In the novel, the 20-year-old Private Williams is described as a dumb innocent who is unreflective and acts only on instinct. He is constantly associated with the natural world. What evidence can you find in the novel that reveals Private Williams's savage or animal nature?
2) Do you like Captain Penderton? How do you characterize this character?
3) Animals figure prominently throughout the novel. What are the possible implications or symbolic functions of using animal imageries?