The Game of Love and Death Discussion Guide | ScholasticStar Ratings:. The Game that Death and Love play against one another is bigger and older than humans can really understand. The players they choose — more like pawns — may change with the decades, but Love and Death stay determined to prove how wrong the other one is. If two players choose each other in the end, they live, and Love gets to flaunt the results of his machinations. If they do not, if fate or mishap or the knowledge that someday even their love will die prevents the choice, Death can claim her player.
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A guide for book clubs! It has spoilers, so don't read it until you've read The Game of Love and Death! For centuries Love and Death have chosen their players. They have set the rules, rolled the dice, and kept close, ready to influence, angling for supremacy. And Death has always won. Could there ever be one time, one place, one pair whose love would truly tip the balance? Meet Flora Saudade, an African-American girl who dreams of becoming the next Amelia Earhart by day and sings in the smoky jazz clubs of Seattle by night.
The book holds that ignorance of, or carelessness with the application of various 'Laws of Metaphysics ' see below can bring about undesirable life events. Scovel Shinn's writing shares some common beliefs with Mary Baker Eddy, and there is some shared terminology. However her writing style is more familiar and less verbose than that of Mary Baker Eddy. As in Christian Science, Florence Scovel Shinn questions the reality of evil: "Jesus Christ said: "Resist not evil," for He knew in reality, there is no evil, therefore nothing to resist. Scovel Shinn's emphasis on the power of the spoken word may have been influenced by Emma Curtis Hopkins. The Power of the Spoken Word is a compendium of her notes, gathered by a student and published posthumously in
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