Discussion questions – Scarlet Pimpernel: Do you consider the narrator to be impartial
1. Do you consider the narrator to be impartial? Does the narrator ally him or herself with a class, a country, a cause?
2. Who is the central protagonist in The Scarlet Pimpernel? In other words, who carries the emotional weight of the novel?
3. How is point-of-view a crucial device in the rendering of Percy? Do we ever experience events through his perspective? How is his heroism dependent upon the way he is seen?