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The Host

The Host


by Stephenie Meyer

The Host Questions

  1. Since Wanderer needs a host body—and all the feelings, thoughts, and emotions that come with it—to survive, can she ever truly know who she is?
  2. Since Wanderer is feeling Melanie's emotions, does she actually love Jamie? Jared?
  3. Is the Earth better off now that the souls have taken over?
  4. The souls believe they are good by nature. Do you believe they're good?
  5. What implications will the ending have on the cave dwellers? Will humans and the aliens ever co-exist?
  6. Is Jeb a leader or a dictator?
  7. Wanda's lived many other lives as a wide variety of exotic alien species. Which of her lives would you want to live if you had the choice?
  8. Melanie loves Cheetos. What junk food would you do anything for in a post-apocalyptic world?
  9. How different is this story from Twilight, really? Are there similar themes and interests?

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