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The Westing Game Essay & Project Ideas

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Ideas for Reports and Papers

1. Why does Sam Westing make up the Westing game? He appears to have motivations involving his family, the people who knew him before the accident, and his future. Try to decide what his will is supposed to do. (The heirs all give their ideas of the "solution" at the end. Youmight see who comes closest to your ideas.)

2. Angela is the character with whom Raskin said she identified most, although most people think of Turtle as the main character and the one with Raskin's own talent for finance and the stock market. Explain how the Westing game is important for Angela. What is her life like in the beginning? What changes her?

3. Why is Crow in the Westing game?

Westing's motivation for including Crow is one of the most subtle parts of the book. How does the game affect Crow?

4. Chris Theodorakis is one of...

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