Tales from Silver Lands Topics for Discussion

Charles J. Finger
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1. How is the rhyme: "I must do what I can/ Is the thought of a man" related to the theme of "A Tale of Three Tails"?

Do you think it is reasonable to keep working, even when tasks appear hopeless? Why or why not?

2. Describe Maconahola's character in "The Magic Dog." Why is Tlapa, the witch, angry with him?

3. According to "Na-Ha the Fighter," what is "the way of the white death"?

What are some of the physical characteristics of seals which appear to be explained by this tale?

4. Why is El Enano, the creature who never has enough to eat, able to destroy the good old woman's house? According to the fox, why does the old woman's kindness not offset El Enano's greed?

5. In 'The Magic Knot," Borac needs only a tiny thread with a knot and one magic feather to bind the great black...

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