Beyond the Horizon Discussion Questions

This Study Guide consists of approximately 78 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Beyond the Horizon.
This section contains 269 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beyond the Horizon Study Guide

O'Neill gives his play an ambiguous ending, leaving the audience to wonder what happens to Ruth and Andy. Write a plot summary for a fourth act to the play. Discuss whether Andy and Ruth get married, where they live (together or separately), and how their lives end. Use elements from the first three acts of the play to support your ideas.

Research what the life of a farmer was like in the late 1910s and what life is like for today's farmers. Using this information, plot a typical day in the life of a farmer from each era, scheduling each major task. How did the hours, work environment, and lifestyle of a farmer in the early twentieth century compare to those of a modern farmer?

Research what life at sea was like for a young, untrained man in his twenties during this time period, including his...

(read more from the Topics for Further Study section)

This section contains 269 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Beyond the Horizon Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
Beyond the Horizon from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.