In Francis Annagu’s “Ellen of Paris,” what might be the function of shifting the point of view from third to second person?
In Channie Greenberg’s “Hedgehogs Démodés”:
- Why might hedgehogs be an outmoded style?
- What prevents a hedgehog or porcupine from getting close to any other creature?
In Mike Acker’s “Dense and Dumb”:
- What does the poem say the “sly wind” and the “dense and dumb obstacle” do?
- What does the pronoun “it” actually refer to? What happens to the “sly wind”?
In Thom Arrell’s “Both Sides of the Story”:
- What is Hecket’s supposed mission on Earth?
- What is the role of Hecket’s associates, Paul and Ron? Did all three or only Hecket undergo the memory-replacement procedure? Do Paul and Ron really exist?
- What does Hecket’s memory of the Close Encounters film mean?
- Is Hecket really a space alien or only think he is?
- If he is a space alien, what is the point of his being given memory-replacement and an impossible disguise? And why does he build a spaceship?
- If he is an Earthling, are the interrogation scenes a dream sequence or a hallucination? Does the story end in complete delusion and overstep our guideline about plots that end with “but it was all a dream” or the equivalent?
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