Woodsong Topics for Discussion

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What is the point of Woodsong? If you asked the author to explain why he wrote the book, what do you think his answer would be?

Explain how Paulsen can to believe that he should no longer kill or trap animals. Were his reasons good ones?

How does Paulsen compare the intrinsic moral worth of persons and animals? On what basis does he do so? Do you find his method attractive?

Discuss the bond the Paulsen forms between any two of his dogs and how they taught him some important lesson.

What is the Iditarod? Why is it a kind of madness, according to Paulsen?

Why did Paulsen decide the run the Iditarod again? Defend your answer in detail.

Explain two sources of Paulsen's hallucinations. What were they? What was their source, in your opinion?

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