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Oryx and Crake

Margaret Atwood
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Suggested Essay Topics

Writing Help Suggested Essay Topics

1 . How does Snowman’s view of “reality” differ from Crake’s?

2 . What is the significance of Crake’s understanding of immortality?

3 . Why does Snowman spend so much time trying to remember the meanings of words?

4 . How does Oryx’s past shape her view of the world, and how does her perspective differ from those of Snowman and Crake?

5 . Why does Snowman feel responsible for the Crakers?

6 . What is the significance of the mythology that Snowman develops for the Crakers?