Unformatted text preview: story’s message about racism (or other kinds of bigotry), besides that it’s bad? 2) The story could also be seen as a comment on scientific progress, as it reflects contemporary controversies over cloning. What judgment does the story make about this? Explain how you can tell what the author wants us to believe. 3) Here again we have a situation where ordinary humans are confronted with a superior sort of human or “meta-human.” Compare this story’s treatment of that conflict to any other one we have read—Gilgamesh (with its demigod king), Kingdom Come, and Harrison Bergeron (with its secret brainy elite). 4) Consider the section that begins after the small blank space on page 35 to the end. If there were to be a sequel, what do you think might happen?...
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