I Heard the Owl Call My Name Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Speaking to the village teacher, Mark quotes the famous humanitarian Albert Schweitzer, saying that there are two kinds of innocent people: those who are unaware of life's problems, and those who try to learn, fail, and keep trying to understand the unknown. In an essay, apply this idea to the novel and its themes and characters.

2. Research the northwestern Native American cultures, focusing on their mythology, legends, and religion. Compare and contrast the philosophy of life reflected in these areas with the Greek and Roman mythology that our society knows well. Look for specific differences and similarities.

3. Mark and the village elders disagree as to what path the young people should follow in their lives. Explain the two views and, using the book's events as a guide, explain which view is more sensible and beneficial to society. Also compare the dilemma to that facing young...

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