These study questions can help get you started with your analysis and interpretation of "May the Best Man Win" by Kit de Waal.
Study questions about structure
- What is the effect of beginning the story in medias res?
- How does is boxing match on TV related to the conflicts that take place in the pub?
- Is the ending open or closed? What is Patti's final decision?
Study questions about characters
- What do we learn about Patti's background?
- How does the story show her attraction to Eddie ('the King')?
- How does Patti feel about her partner, Fitz?