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The Door in the Wall Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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What does Redmond mean when he says that Wallace is "the possessor of an inestimable privilege or the victim of a fantastic dream"?

Discuss the structure of The Door in the Wall in terms of setting and point of view.

How does The Door in the Wall fit into the science fiction genre? What elements of the story in particular incorporate the science fiction genre?

Discuss what the book of realities symbolizes, both in terms of Wallace's experience in the garden and the overall theme of the story.

What are Redmond's motives for telling Wallace's incredible story concerning the door in the wall? Do these motives make him a reliable or unreliable narrator? Does Redmond tell the story to honor his friend or to mock him?

How is Wallace characterized throughout the story, both through his own interpretation and Redmond's point of view? How does this characterization color...

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