The Unicorn Sonata Essay & Project Ideas

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1. What musical instruments are considered "horns"? How are they played?

2. What is musical notation? How is it written? Where did it come from? How does it affect the composing and the playing of music?

3. Is the nursing home that Abuelita lives in typical of nursing homes? What services do such places typically offer?

4. The border of Shei'rah shifts from place to place, sometimes moving a great distance. Who might find the border and enter Shei'rah? What adventures might they have?

5. Music is a recurring aspect of Beagle's fiction. Trace it through his novels and stories and place its presence in The Unicorn Sonata in the context of its appearance in Beagle's other works.

6. John Papas is a mentor for Joey. What is a mentor? In music, what kinds of mentors are there? How are they important in passing on the traditions and skills of music...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Unicorn Sonata 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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