Monday, July 9, 2012
The Graveyard Book Post One Discussion Question
These questions cover the first two chapters of The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Reaction posts will be up tomorrow. Answering the questions isn't mandatory you can just use them as a guide to think about things.
What were your initial first impressions of the characters?
How did the ghost of Bod's mother make you feel?
Do you think that Nobody is a good name for a boy?
What are your thoughts on Silas and the woman on the grey horse?
Do you think it's a good thing that Bod Freedom of the Graveyard and thus other powers?
Do you think it's okay to let a child play in a graveyard like Scarlett's parents did?
Why do you think Scarlett's parents are so eager to claim imaginary friends?
Did the semantics of the Tattoo Man seem obvious to you or was it a bit frightening?
What do you think were Scarlett's parents real motivations in moving the family to Scotland?