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Biloxi Blues Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Think about an event you think would add to the play's message. Then write an additional scene for the play, imitating Simon's style and humor.

Conduct research to find out about the racial and ethnic makeup of the U.S. Army during World War II. How does it differ from today's army? Write a few paragraphs comparing and contrasting the two armies.

Wykowski is a blatant bigot. How might Eugene have better responded to him, if he were participating in life instead of merely witnessing it? Write a monologue in which Eugene expresses his true feelings for Wykowski and his bigotry.

Do you agree with Eugene's assessment that he should have stood up for Arnold against Wykowski? Should the other men have stood up for Arnold even though they are not Jewish? Explain your answer.

Homosexuality is one of the important issues raised in the play...

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