Weetzie Bat Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Weetzie Bat gives different views of the modern family: that of a traditional family, a married couple with a child, a divorced couple and their child, and an extended family. Historically, which has been the norm? When did the pattern start to shift? Why?

2. Some classify the novel as a fantasy and others as realistic fiction.

Which does it seem to be? Why?

3. How important is setting to the success of Weetzie Bat? Could it take place elsewhere or in another time?

Would it be as effective?

4. Is evil represented in Weetzie's world? If not, explain why not. If so, what form does it take?

5. In the novel, My Secret Agent Lover Man films a remake of Lost Horizon by James Hilton. Compare the plot of Hilton's novel to the discussion of the film made in Weetzie Bat. Do you...

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