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Elizabeth Letts
This Study Guide consists of approximately 51 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Perfect Horse.
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The Value of Life

Put yourself in Colonel Hank Reed's position. Argue for or against rescuing the horses from Hostau.

The Value of Life

Explore how human life and animal life are valued by Nazi soldiers, American soldiers, and Russian soldiers respectively. What are the similarities and differences?

Eugenics

Discuss American genetic theories and attitudes toward eugenics in the early 20th century (as covered in The Perfect Horse). Compare/contrast these theories to Nazi ideologies.

Loyalty/Courage

Explore the moral ambiguity of one of the book's characters. Examples may include Rudolf Lessing, Gustav Rau, or Hubert Rudofsky.

Loyalty

Explore the question of loyalty in Nazi Germany. How does it affect the choices of certain characters?

Courage

What do traditional American cavalry values tell you about courage? How can traditional mounted calvary values be applied in a mechanized world?

Cultural Identity

Explain the significance and importance of horses...

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