What role does plot play in Looking Backward?
How does Bellamy use Julian West and Doctor Leete to win his readers over to his point of view?
Bellamy harshly criticizes the social conditions of the nineteenth century. This criticism is an implied criticism of his readers and their beliefs. How does he soften the blow of this critical attitude toward his audience and their beliefs?
Discuss and critique the role of women in Bellamy's imagined utopia.
How does Bellamy build a case for his assertion that an economy based on private capital would be more efficient than one based on private capital?
Discuss and critique the political system in Bellamy's imagined utopia.
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