The following 10-page document is a study guide with comprehension questions to actively guide a reader through Wole Soyinka's play "Death and the King's Horseman." The study guide or packet is broken down into 2 pages per scene and each scene opens with a journal question or personal reading response question that relates to the characterization or thematic choices in that scene. There are ~60 questions total that focus readers to analyze the work's analogies, characterization, conflict, costume, dialogue, figurative language, idioms, inferences, irony, motifs, plot, setting, suspense, stage directions, the author's style, symbolism, and themes.
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