Discussion questions for Falling Man

In class today, I would like you to form 7 groups and choose one of the following topics. In your group, write 2 to 3 discussion questions that you will then ask the class to explore as we begin discussing how DeLillo writes 9/11.

Organic shrapnel

Names and naming (Bill Lawton,Justin/the kid, etc.)

Florence Givens/briefcase

Terrorists and their representation

Poker

Leanne as daughter

Storysessions with Alzheimer’s patients

Falling Man

 

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I am an English professor and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at SUNY Oswego. I am mostly an administrator these days, but when I can, I teach courses in contemporary literature and women writers, and publish on contemporary multi-ethnic poetry.

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