Black Beauty Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Describe the practical lessons on horse care provided in Black Beauty.

Which of these teachings still apply?

What techniques have been developed since Sewell's time to improve horse care?

2. Captain served in the cavalry in the Crimean War, and his first owner may well have been killed in the Charge of the Light Brigade. Write a report on this war or this battle, or write a story about one of them from Captain's perspective.

3. An early reviewer said that if the movement for humane treatment of animals had produced its own work against cruelty to animals, it could not have written anything more useful than Black Beauty. Find several passages from the book that argue for the humane treatment of animals and explain how each of these arguments is stated.

4. Explain how Sewell's experiences influenced her to be an active advocate for the humane treatment...

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