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The Dark Is Rising Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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What is the protagonist's main goal throughout the Dark is Rising, and how does he fulfill his mission? What obstacles does Will face in reaching his goals?

Which characters stand in direct opposition to Will's goals, and how does he navigate the pitfalls and tricks set up to make him fail?

How is the symbolism of the Light and the Dark portrayed throughout the novel, The Dark is Rising?

How does Will embody the hero archetype in the fantasy novel, The Dark is Rising?

How does The Dark is Rising fulfill the genre requirements of a fantasy novel?

Describe how the Rider embodies the villain archetype and how his actions are typical of villains in fantasy novels.

Why is the act of catching someone out of time symbolic of being out of the loop or being frozen, suspended in time? Why is this power useful to Will and...

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