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Alas, Babylon Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Pat Frank
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Topics for Discussion

Compare and contrast the Bragg family and the Henry family from their origin in the early 1800s through their experiences with each other a century later in Fort Repose.

Compare and contrast the two Bragg women Helen and Lib and how they each relate to one another and to Randy.

Discuss how the residents of Fort Repose deal with integration and segregation to the extent possible up to, during and after the nuclear crises.

Discuss why Edgar Quisenberry committed suicide when the financial structure of Fort Repose collapsed.

What is the symbolic value of the leaflets dropped by the airplanes being used as paper money?

Discuss what the residents of Fort Repose did to maintain or reorganize institutions, i.e. schools, markets, police authority, etc. from before the crisis.

Explain why none of the Bragg group was interested in accepting Paul Hart's offer to leave Fort Repose...

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