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Pet Sematary Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Author Stephen King leaves the story on a cliffhanger ending. Write at least three paragraphs to end the story. Write any ending you feel suits the story, taking care to match the tone and writing style of the original author.

Do you believe Louis Creed's character is ultimately sympathetic? Do you believe his character contributes to his own downfall?

According to the Author's Note, Stephen King researched the stages of grief when writing this novel. Why would he do this? How does the natural grief cycle relate to the events in the novel?

Rachel accepts her daughter's dream as a legitimate warning. Had you been in her shoes, would you have taken Ellie's dream seriously, or do you believe a dream is just a dream? Why?

Many of Jud's flaws are revealed through the course of the novel, including his fixation with morbidity and his lifelong obsession...

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