Review Sheet for Final Exam
Create a definition of the term “science fiction” using examples from
Lucian’s True History, Egalia’s Daughters, and Hunted.
Give examples of the ways in which both Egalia’s Daughters and the Ecclesiazousai demonstrate that
when the sex roles are reversed, the world is a ridiculous place.
Explain why these works are social satires.
How do characters in Thucydides’ “Melian Dialogue” and James Alan
Gardner’s book Hunted use
similar theories of justice to explain why the strong can subjugate the
Compare the use of social satire in Egalia’s
Daughters and Petronius’s Satyricon.