Robin of Sherwood Essay & Project Ideas

Michael Morpurgo
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1. Is there a real Robin Hood behind the legend? If so, what did he do? Support your answer with information from books and/or the Internet.

2. Robin Hood's adventures were first told to people through ballads, poems, and folk tales. Take one of the episodes from this book, or make up your own, and tell it in one of these formats.

3. Which character, other than Robin Hood, do you think deserves more attention in the story? Why?

4. In Robin of Sherwood and most other versions of this story, the forest is a place of refuge and safety. In many other stories with a medieval setting, ranging from fairy tales like "Little Red Riding Hood" to complex young adult novels like Patricia McKillip's Winter Rose, the forest is a place of peril. How do you account for the difference? Give examples from both types of works...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Robin of Sherwood 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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