Dragons in the Waters Essay & Project Ideas

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1. In the third chapter, Simon, Aunt Leonis, and Dr. Curds each express different perceptions of God. What are their attitudes, and how do they differ? What view does L'Engle advocate here and in the rest of the story?

2. Trace Simon's change in attitude toward Quentin Phair and explain the significance of the change. What does the change tell you about Simon himself?

3. The account of Quentin Phair's actions is fragmented and comes from different sources. Trace Quentin Phair's actions, their significance, and their impact on the events of Dragons in the Waters.

4. Dragons are mentioned in a number of places in the novel: Poly's icon, the good dragon that Simon and Aunt Leonis believe guards their home, the dragon Simon dreams about, and the Port of Dragons. Prepare a report on what you think dragons symbolize in the novel.

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