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This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Discuss what Ivan means when he says that "Memory is a set of sagas we live by, much the way of the Norse wildmen in their bear shirts."

Discuss what the Stockman and other bars meant to Charlie and his friends and how the place helped the men cope with the problems in their lives.

Compare and contrast the way that Ivan and his father adjusted to the death of Berneta.

Argue whether it was as difficult for Bessie to say goodbye to Charlie when he died as it was difficult for her to come and live with him and Ivan. Use examples from the book to support your arguments.

Compare and contrast the marriages of Bessie and Tom, Charlie and Berneta, Charlie and Ruth, and Ivan and Carol. Use examples from This House of Sky.

Discuss the meaning of the title of the book

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