The Phantom Tollbooth Discussion Questions

Norton Juster
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Discuss the theme of wisdom and ignorance in the novel. Does the book seem optimistic about most people's ability to achieve wisdom?

Give three examples in the novel of words or phrases that have a literal or physical being in the Lands Beyond. How does the meaning of these words or phrases inform the reader about the character, place or thing in the Lands Beyond?

Name three of the gifts that Milo receives on his journey. Explain how he uses those gifts in his quest to save the princesses Rhyme and Reason.

Milo does a heroic thing by rescuing the princesses. Does Milo fit your idea of a hero? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples from the book.

Who gives Milo the most help on his journey and quest? Support your answer with examples from the book.

Name three characters in the book whose...

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