A Thirst Against Discussion Questions

Linda Gregg
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Read Shakespeare's tragic play Hamlet and choose the action of one scene that you think best shows a hunger for order and thirst against it. Write an essay explaining your position.

"A Thirst Against" makes a point of the freezing winters in Chicago. Find out what the average low temperatures are in Chicago and compare them to other cities around the globe. Then, find at least five other cities you think would have worked better in this poem and explain your reasoning.

Examine Plato's "Allegory of the Cave," in which he compares reality to the version of reality that people make up and carry in their heads. Compare what Plato has to say about the contrast between mental and physical phenomena to how Gregg presents the matter.

There have been many songs written about finding God in unlikely places. Set the last section of "A Thirst...

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