The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel Topics for Discussion

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By what methods does The Last Continent evoke life in Australia? How effectively is it done? Select one element of parody and discuss it in detail.

Discuss the work and attitudes of the Creator of Fourecks and the God of Evolution on Mono Island. How do they differ and how do they coincide? Select one element and treat it in detail.

What is Mrs. Whitlock's function in the novel? Is she a well-rounded character (no pun intended)? Would you add anything to her depiction?

Discuss the function of Unseen University vis-a-vis magic. What are its inherent dangers and how do the wizards contain it?

How does the wizards' creation of the duckbill platypus typify their attitudes and add to the saga of the creation of Fourecks?

What is Death's function in the novel?

How is time travel and the danger of making unexpected changes to history handled...

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