The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

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Topics for Discussion

(Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults)

1. In "The River Bank" what was it that enticed Mole into the open air? Why was he so enchanted by the outdoors?

2. What kind of person is Water Rat? What things are especially important to him?

3. How does Grahame make the reader visualize what the Wild Wood is like? Why would he pick these particular details to set the scene? What effect did he attempt to create by including them?

4. Toad does not seem to be someone who is content with his life. Why is he not content to stick with one hobby? What is it about the yellow gypsy cart, and then the automobile, that attracts him?

5. Why would Grahame use...

(The entire section is 225 words.)