The Land That Time Forgot Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Write your own adventure in the land of Caspak, keeping the setting consistent with the world as Burroughs describes it.

2. How convincing is Burroughs's depiction of evolution in The Land That Time Forgot? How does it compare to the scientific thought of the 1920s? How does it compare to modern scientific views? How does it compare to what you have learned in school about evolution? Is his depiction of the Wieroos consistent with the possibilities of evolution?

3. Many other writers have, in one way or another, revived dinosaurs in their books; The Lost World (1912) by Arthur Conan Doyle is an example of a tale in which dinosaurs survive in the modern world. Read this book or another that depicts dinosaurs living in the present or near future, and compare it to The Land That Time Forgot. Which is more believable?

4. Some literary critics mention that...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Land That Time Forgot 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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