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R.U.R. Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Discuss the ending of the play. Do the new Adam and Eve signify a hopeful ending? Why or why not?

Capek clearly had concerns about the possible misuse of technology. Discuss whether you think his concerns were justified.

Capek's robots created a new idea that has spawned many robots since these early creations. Trace the evolution of robots in Hollywood films.

Cloning raises many of the same questions that Capek was concerned about in this play. Investigate the ethical concerns that modern scientists and religious leaders have about creating life.

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