Group work for PHL 403
on Orson Scott Card's "Unaccompanied Sonata"
Break up into small groups.
Delegate one or more members of your
group to (1) prepare a summary of your group's discussion and (2) make
a list of your group's members. Make sure each member of your group has
a record of the discussion. [Note: Participation in group work counts
as class participation.]
Discuss your answers to the
- When was Christian
Haroldsen's future first planned? Who planned it?
- Did Christian Haroldsen
freely follow his choices or the choices of the planners in
his decisions about listening to and/or making music?
- Do you know any people who
love making music? How, if at all, is their situation like
- Are there people like the
Watchers in our society? If not, why not? If so,
who are they and how did they come to be like Watchers?
In "Unaccompanied Sonata," how does someone end
up becoming a Watcher?
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