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The Sandman Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

In what ways is Calliope a human woman, and in what ways is she inhuman?

What would a feminist reader like and dislike about the portrayal of women in "Calliope," "A Dream of a Thousand Cats," and "Façade"?

Can you make a case that Calliope is only a figment of Richard Madoc's imagination?

In what ways are the characters of William Shakespeare from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Richard Madoc from "Calliope" similar? In what ways are they different?

In what ways are the Siamese from "A Dream of a Thousand Cats" and Calliope from "Calliope" similar? In what ways are they different?

Why does the Sandman appear to the Siamese as a cat? Why does he appear to humans in human form?

Why does William Shakespeare ignore his son in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?

What is Rainie's disability in "Façade" that prevents her from...

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