by Laurence Yep
Dragonwings Theme of Fear
There's a lot to be afraid of in this book. We experience everything from mean, prejudiced kids throwing garbage at our protagonist to an earthquake ripping apart San Francisco. Dragonwings asks us: what do you do when you're scared of something? What does fear do?
Questions About Fear
- What are people scared of in Dragonwings?
- How do people react when they are scared?
- Why is Moon Shadow scared of Jack?
- Are the demons in general more afraid of the Tang people or the Tang people more afraid of the demons?
Chew on This
Robin is a good friend to Moon Shadow because she helps him face his fears.
Robin is a good friend to Moon Shadow because she helps him fight his fears.