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Discussion Questions

He, She, and It

by Marge Piercy

  1. Which aspects of the dystopian world of He, She, and It can you see happening in our world? Which seem most realistic, and which seem far-fetched?
  2. Piercy uses the legend of the golem of Prague in this book. What other books, stories, and movies use this legend? What does the legend mean to you?
  3. What is the importance of storytelling to the plot of the book? How does the importance of stories figure into the book thematically? What stories have shaped you?
  4. What do you think Piercy is saying about gender in this book?

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