Resurrection of a Life Discussion Questions

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Find a book of photographs taken during the Great Depression. See if you can find scenes and people resembling those described in "Resurrection of a Life." How do these photographs affect your reading of the story? How is photography unique as an art form in terms of preserving history?

The narrator is quite contemptuous of the fat man who sleeps in the saloon. As a result, the reader is never given an opportunity to consider what this man's life may be like. Write a short piece from the fat man's perspective in which you explain why he sleeps in the saloon all day and what sort of life he leads. You may portray him sympathetically or not, but your account must be consistent with the information provided by the narrator.

Trace the historical and economic events leading up to the Great Depression...

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