Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park Topics for Discussion

Lee Whittlesey
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How do people die when they enter the hot springs? Retell two of Whittlesey's stories.

Why shouldn't people feed the bears? Give two examples.

How does Whittlesey distinguish between park-related deaths and non-park-related deaths? Do you think the distinction holds up?

Which death in the book do you think is the most culpable? Which is the least?

How do you think Whittlesey believes that the park should balance protection with personal responsibility? What are reasons to leave space for personal responsibility?

How do law suits by negligent visitors harm the park? Give at least one example.

Who is Whittlesey's audience? Who is he trying to convince and of what?

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