Call It Sleep Topics for Discussion

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In many ways, the Schearl family dynamic would be termed "dysfunctional" in modern psychological language. In what ways is this family dysfunctional?

Contrast the personalities of David and Yussie. Why do you think that both boys, who share the same immigration experience, are so different?

Manh of David's contacts with the outside world are disastrous. Describe two that you believe to be the most disastrous, evaluating their impact on David.

Albert can be seen as suffering from paranoia. Cite specific examples from the plot that support this.

David can be described as rather impulsive in situations of strong emotions. Describe three incidents which result in impulsive behavior. Why does he not simply return to his mother's protection during these times?

The imagery of God as "light" occurs in several spots. Delineate these with respect to David's perception of God and his final attempt to find God by...

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