The Pugilist at Rest Discussion Questions

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Research the types of brain injury caused by boxing. How many boxers have died over the last decade directly as a result of injuries sustained in the ring? Should there be more regulations to make boxing safer? Should boxing be banned altogether?

The narrator in the story was probably in Vietnam during the Tet offensive in 1968. What was the Tet offensive? In what sense did it mark a turning point in the war?

What are the symptoms of depression? How is depression treated? How does depression alter the way a person feels and the way the person perceives the world? Write two separate paragraphs describing a significant incident in your life. Write the first paragraph from the perspective of an emotionally level state of mind. Then write the second paragraph about the same incident from the perspective of a depressed mood. Note...

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