Footprints in the Snow; Digger's Good-bye Essay & Project Ideas

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1. In the stories leading up to "Footprints in the Snow" and "Digger's Good-bye," Digger tells about the hard times of the Great Depression, an era in which one third of America's workers did not have jobs. What were the Great Depression's effects on manual laborers such as Digger? Why would it affect Digger's life the way it does?

2. What were werewolves in folklore?

How have historians explained the phenomenon? How have psychologists explained it?

3. Are the werewolves of "Footprints in the Snow" and "Digger's Good-bye" similar to any others in recent literature? Do they have any qualities that are unique to "Footprints in the Snow" and "Digger's Good-bye"?

4. Why do grisly stories of anger and revenge such as "Footprints in the Snow" and "Digger's Good-bye" appeal to popular audiences?

5. How well does Digger hold all the stories of Night Terrors together? Where are the weak...

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Footprints in the Snow; Digger's Good-bye from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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