The Cone Gatherers is set during World War Two on a Scottish Highland estate. All of the most significant action occurs in the wood.
What is the best definition of setting?
Time and tide
Time and place
Time and tone
Where is most of the story set?
In the mansion
The beach hut
In the wood
What time span was World War Two?
Which biblical location does the wood symbolise?
Which part of Scotland is the Runcie-Campbell estate supposedly situated?
What does Roderick think of the wood when he is trying to deliver a cake to the cone gatherers?
He thinks it is a great place to play hide and seek
He wants to climb all the trees to prove he can be just like the cone gatherers
He thinks it is a realm of magic and terror and that Duror has defiled the woods
Why was the wood so special to Duror before the cone gatherers arrived?
It was his stronghold and sanctuary where he could escape
It used to be his father’s place of work
No one could ever find him in there
In which season of the year does the bulk of the action occur?
What is most significant about the beach hut?
It is in a better condition than the cone gatherers hut
It is a place of shelter from the storm
Being away from the dark wood it represents freedom from evil
The story is set during World War Two. What is seen at the beginning and at the end to show the story has come full cycle?
A destroyer war ship