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Geek Love Topics for Discussion

Katherine Dunn
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Discuss the concept of self-love and self-esteem in this book. How does it affect the characters? How does it affect those outside of the Binewski family? Why do the Binewskis see themselves as unique and therefore more valuable than the rest of society?

Discuss pride in the book. What different forms of pride are shown in the novel and demonstrated by the different characters?

Discuss the importance of family and its impact on a person's character. How are the Binewskis different from other families? What about Miss Lick's family upbringing made her both similar and very different from Oly?

Sexuality and pregnancy play big roles in this novel. Explain how sexual awareness and power are used in this novel through the twins Elly and Iphy, and how Oly uses her pregnancy.

Why do you feel the Arturan cult was so popular among the people that came to...

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