The Cats of Seroster Essay & Project Ideas

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1. The Cats of Seroster is a story of talking and reasoning cats. How does the author make us believe in these magical beasts? To what extent are they feline, and to what extent human?

Their human traits are contrasted with those of the people around them. Westall uses irony in his contrast. What does this tell us about his attitude toward people and society?

2. Magic plays an important role in this novel, just as it does in traditional fairy tales, but the magic in this story is more of a curse. Why is Cam afraid of magic, and why does he dislike being called a wizard? Is magic good or bad?

3. The novel is called The Cats of Seroster, not "The Journey of Cam." Why?

Are the cats more important than the humans? Whom does the author prefer and why...

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