Author’s view on women

What is Melibea’s reaction when Calisto talks to her at the beginning? Why does she react like that?

What is the difference between Sempronio’s idea of women and Calisto’s?

What is Celestina’s opinion about sex and how do her ideas about sex compare to the ones that we have found in previous readings?

Explain Parmeno’s dilemma after speaking with Celestina for the first time.

What does this dilemma tell us about Parmeno’s personality?

How does Celestina try to convince Parmeno and what do her arguments tell us about her ideas regarding the meaning of life? Yet what makes Parmeno finally follow Celestina?

Describe Sempronio’s ideas at the beginning of chapter 2 while speaking to Calisto.