Brazzaville Teen-ager Discussion Questions

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Choose one doo-wop or Motown group that was popular in the 1960s and write a short profile about this group.

In the story, Gunther performs pointless acts to try to save his father, leading some critics to call the story itself meaningless. Find another creative work from any medium that you find meaningless or difficult to understand. Research the history of this work and discuss whether this was the intention of the artist or artists.

Research how many record singles in each musical category were released during the 1960s and the 1990s. Compare the two time periods on chart or graph, by category.

Research any song from the 1960s until now that has capitalized on a war or other military conflict, like the song "Brazzaville Teen-ager" does in the story. Research the historical context of this song and create a sample compact-disc...

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