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The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Nancy Farmer
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Topics for Discussion

When the Matsika children disappear, how do their parents, individually, react? Which one seems more disturbed about the disappearance?

What is the motivation for the children escaping into the larger word beyond their home?

What are the values prized most by Zimbabwe residents—including General Matsika—and taught to the Matsika children in scouting?

What is the attitude of General Matsika and his wife toward the Mellower? The attitude of their children?

What is the one virtue that the children discover about the She-Elephant?

Who is Garikayi and how does he figure into the kidnapping and escape of the children?

How effective are Ear, Eye and Arm as detectives? Why?

What is the connection between Mrs. Horsepool-Worthingham and the Mellower? How are their attitudes toward the Mastsika family different?

What is the sickness that bedevils the runaway children during their adventures?

What is the truth...

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