The Long Walk Topics for Discussion

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What is the Long Walk? What is the reaction of people to this? How are walkers recruited? What do you believe the Prize is to the winner?

What does it mean to "get a ticket?" Who is the first? Give the details of at least three other deaths.

Who is picked as the favorite to win? What happens to him?

What advantage do some say Garraty has? What evidence is there of his support along the way? What honor was bestowed upon another Maine boy who won the race? What was his fate?

Why do boys volunteer? Does it seem they understand the reality of what the walk will really be like? What does Garraty say happened to keep him from backing out?

McVries and Garraty come to each other's aid several times. Give the details of at least three of those times. What...

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