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Gathering Blue Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Suggested Essay Topics

Discuss the significance of the Singer's robe and the Singer's staff. What do they represent?

Given the emphasis on remembering the history present in the Ruin Song, discuss the practice of forbidding women from learning to read.

Discuss the parallels between Matt's relationship with Kira and his relationship with his dog, Branch.

Identify the similarities between Kira's society and modern American society, and discuss elements that are present in both.

Consider Kira's decision to remain in her village at the end of the story. Explain why she will succeed or fail in her efforts to change her society.

Discuss the similarities between the Guardians and the American government. Are these systems just? Why or why not?

Discuss how modern society treats the handicapped versus how they are treated in Kira's village.

Considering that Kira has access to a key to Jo's cell, discuss the morality of Kira's...

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