- Do you believe a personal story such as Valentino's, a story that describes in narrative form the violence and political differences and suppression he experienced in the Sudan, is more valuable than a purely historical account?
- The Republic of South Sudan became an official country on July 9, 2011. If you read any accounts of the event, did you have any reactions based on what you have been reading?
- Did Valentino's story create an emotional response for you that newspaper reports or other historical reports could not?
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Starting the Online Discussion
We hope that you are nearing completion, or have completed reading What is the What. We'd like to start a virtual conversation and learn what you think about the book. To start off the conversation, can you reflect on the following questions and share your thoughts: