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The Wide Window Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

The differences between rational and irrational fears are discussed in this book. Pick three of Aunt Josephine's irrational fears and describe what they are and what makes them irrational.

While Aunt Josephine is preoccupied and incapacitated by her fears, the Baudelaire children manage to consistently overcome them. Name one instance where the Baudelaires successfully conquered their fear and describe why their fears are rational but not insurmountable.

Count Olaf is able to deceive adults quite easily, while the Baudelaire children are never fooled. Why do you think this happens?

Mr. Poe seems to imply that the children and not Count Olaf, are responsible for all of their past trouble. He tells Aunt Josephine that the children see Count Olaf everywhere, implying that they are imagining his appearances, even knowing this is not the case. Why do you think he does this?

Do you feel that the warning...

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