Weetzie Bat Topics for Discussion

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1. Prejudice takes many forms, but seems to be absent in this novel. Which of the characters or their behaviors would evoke the strongest reaction from a prejudiced person? Could that person's mind be changed? How?

2. Interpersonal relationships are important in Weetzie Bat. How do these relationships affect the way the reader sees the characters as individual people?

3. In some ways, Weetzie and Dirk are like many teen-agers: "They drank beers or bright-colored canned Club drinks in Jerry and told each other how cool they were. Then they went into clubs dressed to kill." Does Block promote underage drinking and premarital sex by making it appear glamorous?

4. Does Weetzie change the direction of the story with her wish on the genie's lamp?

5. How effective are the adults in the novel as role models? What sort of examples and guidance do they provide the younger characters...

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