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Write a discussion in which you present the two sides of the argument about online gambling: for and against. Be sure to support each point that you make with facts, NOT simply your opinion.
73 DALLIE CLARK – HUMANITIES QUESTIONS AND VIDEO RESOURCES SUGGESTED QUESTIONS: 1. At what point in the novel do we learn about the impact of music on Deming’s life? Provide examples of people and/or events that contributed to his initial love of music and his later musical skills. 2. Throughout the novel, Ko provides clues about Deming’s “synesthesia.” Review the neurological aspects of this term, and then discuss several examples in the novel when Deming (or as Daniel) demonstrates this ability. 3. Discuss one artist or musician, living or deceased, who shares the same synesthetic ability as Ko’s character. (See video resource.) 4. Ko provides descriptions of the physical spaces and items in the apartment in which Deming and his extended family live in New York City. After Deming is adopted and is now called “Daniel,” his physical surroundings and geographical location change. Provide an example of how Ko uses physical space to help us understand Deming’s (and Daniel’s) inner dialogue about “home.” Eventually, where does Daniel call his “best home”? 5. Compare Daniel’s experience as a transracial adopted child with that of his friend Angel’s experience. What is your opinion about the way Ko presents Kay and Peter as his adoptive parents? 6. Do you see indications in Ko’s novel that Daniel contemplates his own spirituality? Why or why not?
74 7. Strong relational connections between Ko’s characters are prevalent throughout the novel. Discuss at least two examples when Ko’s characters lose or sever these connections and how they are re- established. 8. Imagine that Ko has written a second novel describing Daniel’s life fifteen years later. What career do you imagine Daniel in, where is he living, and what will his relationship with both Polly and his adoptive parents, Kay and Peter, entail? Does he call himself Deming or Daniel – or both? SUGGESTED VIDEO RESOURCE: About Wassily Kandinsky and Synesthesia:
75 LINDSAY MOORE -- DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1. The phrase white savior complex is often used to refer to a white person (or people) who acts to help non-white people, but in a context, which can be perceived as self- serving. For instance, when white celebrities pose with an African child and praise him or her for being ‘brave’ and ‘beautiful’, there is an element at play of in which the white person assumes that their lives are inherently better and/or a question of whether the white person is exploiting the African child. Do you believe that the Wilkinsons and/or the Hennings display characteristics of a white savior complex? Why? Give specific examples from the text.

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