The Owl Service Topics for Discussion

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Describe the character of Gwyn. What are his main strengths and weaknesses in the novel "The Owl Service" by Alan Garner?

How does the author use the Power of Myth to examine the differeneces and difficult relationships between Gwyn, Roger and Alison?

What objects does Gwyn pull out of the tree at the top of the gulley towards the end of the book? What do they mean?

Why is Nancy so angry and resentful at working in the valley?

What Prejudice and Discrimination does the English character's of Clive and Roger show to the Welsh characters in the novel of "The Owl Service"? Give at least three examples and explain why they might be so offensive.

Give a brief account of the Myth of Blodeuwydd from the Welsh Mabinogion, as you understand it from the novel of "The Owl Service".

Why was Gwyn unable...

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