What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day Discussion Questions

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Research the current status of treatment for AIDS. What treatments are most effective, and how expensive are they? What is the prognosis for a person diagnosed with AIDS in the United States today? How long, on average, will that person live, and what will his or her life be like?

Read Cleage's play Flyin' West. Write an essay in which you explore some similarities and differences in the two works.

Discuss the various religious views of the characters and how these views shape each character's attitudes and actions.

The resort town of Idlewild is an actual place in Michigan. Do some research to learn about its history. How did it get started as a resort town, what kinds of people lived there and visited there, and why did the town decline? Then discuss why you think Cleage chose to set her story there.

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