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by Jeffrey Eugenides

Middlesex Questions

  1. Why is Middlesex divided into four books?
  2. How much of Cal is female, and how much of Calliope is male?
  3. Do you feel that Eugenides explores Cal's personality, or should he have described his narrator more thoroughly?
  4. What allusions to Greek literature and mythology are included in Middlesex?
  5. Which Greek heroes and stories do Cal and his journey remind you of?
  6. We need a little controversy: Is Cal being the product of incest demeaning to intersex people?
  7. You know what Cal's past looks like. What does his future hold?
  8. What does the floor plan to the Middlesex house look like?

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