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Pratchett provides endless material for those who enjoy tracing sources and appreciating parodies. Readers of fantasy may also wish to take the next step and discuss Pratchett's contribution to fantasy literature. Another promising option is to center debate on Pratchett's brief satirical references to our own world: insurance, economics, or tourism, for example. Since Pratchett has written some science fiction, it would be interesting to comment on some of the mock-scientific theories he puts forward, as well as to reflect on some of his digs at our many assumptions about the laws of the universe.

Those who prefer a more formal literary discussion could analyze Rincewind as antihero, compare Pratchett's Ankh-Morpork to other loved/ hated cities in fiction, or explore the tantalizing similarities and differences between the Rincewind/Twoflower duo and the greatest comic pair of all, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Finally, Pratchett offers innumerable...

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