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Brief Lives Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How is Dream reacting to the failure of his relationship with Nada? How does his problems with women illustrate Death's belief that the Endless should not go beyond their functions with mortals?

Delirium often seems childlike in her understanding of the world. Give examples of moments that illustrate this. When is she not childlike?

Dream and Desire are the only members of the Endless family that seem to be at war with each other. Why would the concepts of dreaming and desiring be at odds, and how could this illustrate the nature of Dream and Desire's relationship?

When Bernie Capax tells Death that he did pretty good to live 10,000 years, she tells him that he lived one lifetime, just like anything else. Does this make sense? Is quantity completely irrelevant when it comes to living? Give examples.

Explain how the concept of responsibility drives Dream to do...

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