Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Topics for Discussion

Ransom Riggs
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In what way does the story of the Old Man, and his willing submission to being sacrificed for the greater good of his community, relate to the stories and choices made by some of the characters? Consider not only Abe and Jacob, but also Miss Peregrine, as well as Emma and the other peculiars.

Research the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell, paying particular attention to his analysis of The Hero's Journey. Discuss how the structure, events, character and themes of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children reflect and/or manifest that journey.

As discussed in "Themes," the Hero's Journey is, on some level, a metaphoric representation of the challenges faced by everyday people in their everyday lives. Explore this aspect of the Hero's Journey further - what "monsters," inner and outer, do people encounter in their lives? How do they conquer those monsters? What monsters have you...

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