“Twilight of the Superheroes”

by: Deborah Eisenberg

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What happens to the American Dream amidst the death, destruction and uncertainty of September 11th ?

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Whose loss of innocence does Eisenberg depict in “Twilight of the Superheroes”?

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What motif draws attention to, and helps explain, Nathaniel and Lucien’s alienation?

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What emotion does Eisenberg present as a powerful force in the lives of her individual characters?

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What traditional symbols of stability does Eisenberg adapt to represent the uncertainty of her characters’ lives?