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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How were the boys schooled?

The boys took pride in their team. Discuss how they exemplified team spirit.

On page thirty-five, foreshadowing can be heard in the girl's quote about Argentinian planes. Extrapolate on her comments and their relevance.

Liliana and Javier make a wonderful couple. On page 101, they share a particularly poignant exchange. What is the driving force behind Liliana's actions?

Describe the scene by the River Azufre.

Discuss the underlying politics of South America at the time of the plane crash.

Canessa and Parrado traveled a long way in their climb. Were there any alternative routes?

There were a few passengers trained in rudimentary medicine. Who were they and what were they capable of?

Compare and contrast any two passengers described in the book.

Examine the survivors integration back into society. Was it easy or difficult? Why was this so?

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