R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) is an interesting play written by Karel Capek after the first World War. The play coined the word "robot." This 4-page handout includes a list of characters and discussion questions about the play. If you are looking for an interesting play to read in class, Dover Thrift sells copies of R.U.R. for $1 each. Since the questions follow the play exactly and are meant for discussion, no answer key is provided.