The Whipping Boy Discussion Questions

Sid Fleischman
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Create a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the prince and the whipping boy.

Neither Prince Horace nor Jemmy has a mother. Describe the feeling of what it might be like for them to grow up without their mothers. How does this similarity affect them?

Discuss the journey to friendship that the two boys go through in their escape.

Discuss power and its impact on people in their relationships. Who has power over you?

Why do you think the prince was always getting into trouble?

Discuss how selfishness plays a major role in this story.

Find four uncommon words used in the story and define them.

Discuss the change in Jemmy when he realizes the importance of his newfound education. Describe how education, and the importance of it, has changed his life.

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