Group Members: Ava Pribanic (Red Rising) , Oilvia McDonell (Farenheit 451), Kennedy Ross (The man in the high castle) and Ashiana Sunderji (The man in the high castle)
Questions we discussed:
- Do you notice that your character changes their behaviour when they are interacting with different social classes? In order to preserve the image depicted by society about your characters social class, do they make sacrifices for their true belief? If yes, why do you think their actions shift even though it will not change which class they belong too?
- Is your character part of the higher spectrum or the lower spectrum of social class? Does this influence their priorities? For example are they more family based, empathy based or superficial?
- What are the characteristics that define your characters social class? Are these the same characteristics that define social class in our every day lives?
- Who has all the power in your book and why?
- In your opinion, why is the ruling class oppressing the other classes? What is unfair with the social structure in the novel? What type of government is in power and how does that influence the way they use their power?
- Who makes up the lower class? What attributes categorize them as lower than?