The critical analysis questions are designed to stimulate thought, clarify concepts, explore course materials in detail, and to examine the course concepts from a new or different perspective. Responses should be 500-800 words in total. Questions. What are the key characteristics of hegemony according to Gramsci? Who are the organic intellectuals, and what are organic ideologies? How do these ideologies relate to the creation of common sense? In what ways does Gramscis conception of power differ from Althussers?