Whittington Topics for Discussion

Alan Armstrong
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List and discuss the ways in which Whittington's journey through the narrative parallels that of Dick, in terms of its events, its circumstances, its relationships, and its themes.

In what ways do the stories of the other characters (The Lady, the other animals in the barn, Ben, Abby) reflect the themes and events of Dick's story, including the adventures and sufferings of his cat?

What experiences do you have that echo those of the characters who experienced compassion at the hands of Havey? In other words, have you ever encountered a bully or someone you thought was violent or mean that actually behaved with unexpected compassion?

Have you ever had an experience with an animal that seemed to suggest they had access to, and/or a connection with, a more spiritual and/or natural knowledge or sensibility than human beings do?

In what ways...

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