Imagining Argentina Topics for Discussion

Lawrence Thornton
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Analyze the consistent dream Carlos has of an ice cave with the disappeared individuals stuck inside. What does this dream signify?

Explain the importance of Carlos's trip to the pampas. Why does he go there and what does he find that is so significant for his future actions?

Why are birds such a prominent feature in the novel? What do they symbolize?

How does Carlos fight against General Guzman and the others? Is he successful?

Why do you think that Carlos's visions of what has happened to the disappeared individuals is so readily accepted by Benn and the others? Do you think they would have been as easily accepted in another political environment?

Why do you think that the generals take Teresa and Silvio after Carlos presents his play The Names rather than taking Carlos himself?

What role does Benn play in the novel...

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