The King of the Golden River Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Which of the characters in The King of the Golden River do you think is the most interesting? Explain your choice.

2. Choose one passage that describes a landscape and explain why the landscape is described as it is.

3. Because he was an art critic, Ruskin was very concerned with the visual qualities of art. Which of the characters in the story was easiest for you to visualize? Explain.

4. Ruskin frequently uses images of light and dark in his tale. What attitudes or moral qualities do these images represent?

5. Compare The King of the Golden River with another fairy tale you have read. Explain the similarities and differences between them.

6. Some critics have complained that The King of the Golden River is too trite and conventional to be an interesting fairy tale. Do you agree?

7. Most fairy tales have an easily recognizable plot structure, in...

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