Neuromancer Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Gibson's work provokes the same strong responses generated by punk music and punk fashion. His work attracts an audience beyond those who normally read science fiction because of his unique vision of computer cyberspace, a vision that has begun to become reality in the lives of many readers. Gibson has consciously tried to react against what he saw as a number of sterile conventions of science fiction.

Although Gibson does not present his near-future world as either utopic or dystopic, clearly his vision of one possible near-future invites discussion of such topics as the impact of technology and war on society, the role of multinational corporations, and the impact of living in a world where nature has receded.

1. Describe the world of Chiba City and the Sprawl. How do these cities carry out certain contemporary tendencies?

2. Freeport and the spindle is an artificially created spaceport that is touted...

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