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Compare and contrast the perception of male and female interaction in the community of Our Kind relative to that of any similar-sized community.

How do the daughters' lives, perceptions and attitudes of Our Kind differ from that of their mothers'?

Compare and contrast the male characters and their relationship with women along a continuum running from cad to king.

Discuss how Gay Burt's wedding night experience with Clark might have been different if she had grown up after the 1960s?

How might the women's lib movement have affected the ladies of Our Kind?

How does female sexuality in the 2000s differ from female sexuality experienced by the ladies of Our Kind?

Compare and contrast the personal lifestyle habits, i.e. smoking, drinking, exercise, hobbies, etc exhibited by the characters of Our Kind in a contemporary setting.

Discuss whether it would be possible in contemporary society for a...

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