Answer the following questions related to Lessing’s short story. You have to read from Subservient Populations to Necessity to Condense Report, Power Failing.
Why and how are people subservient?
What’s the difference between the elders and the youngsters?
Incapacity for fear
What do the aliens think about this incapacity? How is this related to the aliens’ two failed attempts to warn the citizens?
What does the song stand for?
In Second Attempt at Warning and Phase I Abandoned the writer uses lots of comparisons. Provide at least one. What is the effect of using such figure of speech?
Find metatextual comments in Phase II Attempted and Necessity to Condense Report, Power Failing.