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Bridge to Terabithia Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Suggested Essay Topics

1. Jess's irritation with his four sisters, his conflicts with his short-tempered mother, and his defeat in the race for which he trained all summer might have prevented his friendship with Leslie.

How would you account for the growth of their friendship?

2. How does Terabithia aid Jess and Leslie in their developing friendship?

What do they bring to their imaginary land, and what do they gain from it?

3. Janice Avery is feared by Jess and Leslie. How just and how effective is the revenge that Jess and Leslie seek against Janice for her theft from May Belle?

4. What provokes Jess and Leslie to befriend Janice when they find her crying?

5. What is unsatisfying about Jess's relationship to his parents? Who, if anyone, is at fault for this? What needs to be done to improve the relationship?

Does this happen in the novel?

6. What is unsatisfying about Leslie's relationship...

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