Archive for November, 2009

Gathering Blue

November 19th, 2009

To Participate in a virtual discussion of Gathering Blue, Please answer three of the following questions by Monday, November 23rd.

1. What is the difference between an artist and a person skilled at a trade? Is Kira a true artist?

2. What could have caused Kira’s village to go from an advanced civilization to a primitive state? Why has the village remained primitive instead of trying to return to it’s former glory?

3. Describe Matt. What is his role in the story? How does he give Kira courage?

4. Are Kira, Thomas, and Jo really free? Why or why not?

5. What do you think happens to Kira after the story ends?

6. Describe The Way. How does this set of rules differ from the laws that govern our society?