Running Loose Topics for Discussion

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1. Who are the "good" characters and who are the "bad" ones? Are there some "not so good" characteristics in the "good" characters and redeeming qualities in the "bad" characters?

2. "Round" characters have many dimensions and are like people we actually know. "Flat" characters are dominated by one main characteristic, like Scrooge being miserly. Make a list of characters who are round and a list of those who are flat. Can you think of three or more adjectives to describe the round ones? What is the one main adjective you would use to describe the flat characters? Compare your lists to Running Loose 3941 those of others in the class.

3. High school sports are an important element of culture in the United States. Think about sports in your city or town. How important are they? To the students? To the school administration and teachers? To the townspeople?

Are some...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Running Loose 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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