The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End Topics for Discussion

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For Brant, in the 'real' world, Charlene has vanished without a trace except for his own personal memory of her. In this sense, she can be considered to have died. Do you think that the cosmic event causing the reality storm is related to Charlene's 'death' to Brant's world? Discuss.

The bartender to whom Brant tells his story infers that perhaps he imagined the entire thing. Do you think the bartender's explanation is likely? Would you support the hypothesis that Brant dreamed the entire story? Why or why not?

The graphic novel features highly complex narrative construction, such that stories are told within stories within stories. This is especially evident in the Cerements chapter. Yet it somehow works well and the narratives are easily intelligible and accessible. Discuss the construction techniques and visual presentation decisions that contribute to the remarkable success of the graphic novel—what...

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