Why is the book called American Gods, do you think?
What do gods require according to the film?
What do we expect of stories about gods? What do we not expect? (Think about words like ”high” and ”low”).
Give examples of clichés in the film.
Explain gallows humor
Explain good samaritan
Explain ”constipated air”
Explain ”sky is falling”
What’s the origin of the word ”berserk”?
Freedom, journey, creativity, and pattern
Are old myths and gods still powerful? What are modern myths and gods? Why do you term them gods? What purpose does a story pattern like the Hero’s Journey serve?
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