The Tale of Beatrix Potter Topics for Discussion

Margaret Lane
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How did Beatrix's childhood contribute to her writing?

What was unique about Beatrix's children's books?

What accounts for Beatrix's childhood nostalgia?

Why do you believe Beatrix gave up writing after she was married?

What led Beatrix to love life on the farm?

What is the connection between Beatrix's characters and her real life experiences with animals?

Do you find anything significant about Beatrix's relationships with men? In what way are the men in her life connected to the things she loves?

Explain Beatrix's relationship with her parents. How did they come to have such power over her? How did she finally extricate herself from their control?

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Tale of Beatrix Potter from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.