|Illustration: Rory Phillips|
Please read only Part I: Oxford of The Golden Compass. Do not read ahead!
Please respond to the following writing prompts using complete paragraphs. Type answers using size 14 Calibri font and 1.5-line spacing. Include title and heading. Due Monday, October 27.
1. Do you find Lyra to be a compelling character? Why or why not? Do you share any similarities with Lyra? Explain.
2. Who is Lord Asriel? Who is Mrs. Coulter? What does Lyra think of each character? What do YOU think of each character?
3. What is a daemon? Describe Lyra’s relationship with Pan. Would you like to have a daemon? Explain.
4. What is the alethiometer? Why must Lyra protect it?