Here Is New York Topics for Discussion

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From what you have read do you think that E. B. misses the way that New York was? Why?

Do you think that the "old-timer" who misses the sound of the train could have been a description of White himself, or just a generalization? What makes you think so?

What similarities do you see between the New York that White describes in the book and the one that we know of today?

What are the main differences that are seen between the New York of the '40s and the modern one?

Describe what you think that White meant when he said "It's a miracle that New York works at all. The whole things is implausible." Do you think he was right?

E. B. White states that "The city has to be tolerant, otherwise it would explode in a radioactive cloud of hate and rancor and bigotry...

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