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The Bridge of San Luis Rey Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Read a history written by a person who was not involved in the event, but who found out about the background of the people through research. Report to your class on what happens in the book and also on what you think the author's attitude is toward the participants.

Wilder uses the special language shared by Manuel and Esteban to represent the unique, exclusive bond between the twins. Do some research on scientific studies about the emotional connection between twins and make a chart showing how it differs from the ways that non-twin siblings relate.

In the wake of the catastrophe, the people of Lima have a period of great soul-searching, looking at their misdeeds with repentance and defensiveness. Research some personal stories of how people felt in the week after the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, and report to your class the...

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This section contains 239 words
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