The Land That Time Forgot Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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1. Can Ajor and Co-Tan be happy in the world outside of Caspak? What problems might they encounter? How well would they deal with the problems?

2. What effect does the change in point of view from first person to third person in "Out of Time's Abyss" have on you?

3. Why does Burroughs have "The Land That Time Forgot" begin with the narration by the man who found Tyler's manuscript? Why does he explain why he was where he was when he found it?

4. The ending of "Out of Time's Abyss" seems contrived, with the men all wanting to leave Caspak with their wives, rather than staying. Why would Burroughs choose such a trite and unoriginal ending to his otherwise innovative stories? Did he do it to please some part of his audience? How would you end The Land That Time Forgot?

5. Some literary critics call the writings of Burroughs...

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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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