Childhood’s End Last Chapters and the Text Be prepared to support your answers with examples from the text 1. How is the character of Karellan ironic? (Hint: you may need to check the definition of ironic) 2. What is the connection among the arrival of the Overlords, the rise of a utopian society and the decline in creativity? 3. How is the concept of force used throughout the novel? (Think beyond just physical force) 4. If a given a choice between evolutionary stagnation, like the Overlords, and joining the Overmind, which is the best choice? 5. Does the novel suggest that there are any other alternatives?