Out of the Silent Planet Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

''Out of the Silent Planet'' is a science fiction novel penned by C.S. Lewis. These questions can help guide your students through a class discussion about this book's characters, plot, and themes.

Out of the Silent Planet

Out of the Silent Planet follows a professor from Earth who is abducted and taken to Mars. While many students may be familiar with Lewis as an author, it's likely that few have been exposed to his work in science fiction, so this should be a fun read for them. The following discussion questions can help your students work through the symbols, themes, and plot of the novel.

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