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Thursday Next in the Well of Lost Plots: A Novel Topics for Discussion

Jasper Fforde
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Discuss the role of the Outland in the BookWorld, specifically as it relates to the events of "The Well of Lost Plots". Why are Outlanders important to the BookWorld? What role do they play in the creation of the books? Why are the characters in the BookWorld so fascinated by Thursday's status as an Outlander in the BookWorld?

What influence do the characters have in their own stories? Can they change their stories? How is this regulated?

Discuss the structure of the BookWorld. How is it ruled? How is order kept? Is it an effective method? Why or why not?

What parallels does Fforde draw between the BookWorld and the real world? What statements does he make about politics, religion, etc., using the BookWorld? Is this effective? Why or why not?

How would you classify the genre of "The Well of Lost Plots"? Is...

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