Key Out of Time Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Norton has created a new world in' Hawaika. Describe the setting and show how it affects the action of the novel. Try introducing some changes in the weather or the landscape. How would they make the story different?

2. Scientists are continuing to explore how dolphins communicate, and whether they have intelligence comparable to that of humans. Find some recent articles and books on dolphins and write a report in which you support or deny the possibility of future human communication with dolphins.

3. Norton makes frequent mention of the religion of the Hawaikans—the Shades and the Shadow, the Sea Maid, Jazia and Phutka, and the Foanna.

Describe the Hawaikans' religious beliefs. Compare these beliefs to Polynesian mythology.

4. Pretend that you have been commissioned to illustrate Key Out of Time.

Paint a picture of one scene from the novel, such as the first view of...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Key Out of Time 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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