1. What is Dr. Proteus's father famous for doing?
Dr. Proteus's father is famous for helping to create and establish the machines that run the economy.
2. What is Dr. Proteus's position in the company?
Dr. Proteus's position in the company is the Manager of Ilium Works, second only to the Director.
3. Why does Dr. Proteus bring the cat to Ilium Works, and what happens to it?
Dr. Proteus brings the cat to Ilium Works to catch the mice that are damaging the machines, but it gets sucked up by a cleaning machine and gets electrocuted by a fence when it tries to run away.
4. What is the purpose of the dinner that Dr. Proteus goes to in Chapter 1, and what does he have to do there?
The purpose of the dinner that Dr. Proteus goes to in Chapter 1 is to honor the Ilium Works. Dr. Proteus has to give a speech there about the Second Industrial Revolution.
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