Kill Hole Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Since Highwater himself admits that this book has several layers of meaning and is open to a variety of interpretations, Kill Hole is an excellent book for discussion. In some cases the discussion can be based solely on the novel itself. In others, comparisons and contrasts can be made with other books in the "Ghost Horse Cycle" or with works of twentieth-century European psychological literature which have similar themes or which explore similar ideas.

If the discussion centers around other books in the "Ghost Horse Cycle," comparisons can be made between the lives of Sitko and Amana and the dream sequences that they both experience. The similarities and differences of the male/female in Amana and the male/female in Patu can also be discussed. In addition, there is the question of whether the art of Sitko is able to hold on to the traditions of the Native...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Kill Hole 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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