Blossom Culp and the Sleep of Death Essay & Project Ideas

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1. The supernatural plays an important part in the novel. What supernatural devises are used? How did Blossom travel through time?

2. Miss Fairweather was not a substitute, that was immediately evident to the freshmen. Using examples from the book give reasons why the students knew she was a real teacher.

3. Compare and contrast the characters of Blossom's mother and Mrs. Shambaugh. How do they feel toward their daughters? How do they view their stations in life?

4. Alexander's initiation rites for his fraternity are a comedy of errors. What part did Blossom play in these events?

5. The women's suffrage movement had supporters and those who were vehemently against women getting the vote. Classify the major characters into those for and against the issue and their reasons for their stands.

6. Blossom Culp was an outsider.

Cite her philosophy on belonging to a group and back it...

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