ENG 211-A Content and Form in Lincoln in the Bardo

” Discuss what this means, and how it relates to the slaves ability to be near the fence while the other ghosts remain unable to stand such proximity. Reference at least 2 specific examples from the novel in your response.
Question from novel discussion guide: In what ways do the social structures (class, gender, race, etc.) of this time period manifest in the bardo? How does Saunders play with and explore historical attitudes towards race and class throughout the novel? Reference at least 2 specific examples from the novel in your response. Draw on outside sources if you think it could help develop historical context.