Idiot's Delight Discussion Questions

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Write a short play that shows what happened to some of the characters from this play: the Cherrys, for example, or Dr. Waldersee or Don Navadel or Harry and Irene, if they survive the bombing.

Examine what has become of the countries of this region since World War II. Which have been broken up? Which areas have become part of different nations?

Dr. Waldersee abandons his cancer research to return to Germany during the war. Research what sort of projects a biochemist may have been put to work on during Hitler's Nazi regime.

Harry Van promises to show Irene how to do the mind-reading trick that he once did with Zuleika. Find some information about how such vaudeville acts were accomplished and try to perform this trick with your class.

Signor and Signora Rossi are barely mentioned in this play, but Sherwood must have had some...

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