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1. Read an account of the adventures of Robin Hood. Compare this legendary hero with Jackaroo, noting similarities and differences.

2. How accurate is Voigt in portraying the medieval era in regard to (1) class structure, (2) government, or (3) culture? Base your evaluation on documented research.

3. Read the sequel to this novel, On Fortune's Wheel. Compare the two heroines, Gwyn and Birle, noting similarities and differences.

4. Based on your understanding of Gwyn and Burl, write another chapter in which they begin their new life in a new land.

5. Analyze the character of Gwyn, the Innkeeper's daughter. In what ways is she a product of the time in which she lived? In what ways is she a very modern heroine?

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Jackaroo from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.