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Comprehension

  1. What does Simon think of religion?
  2. How does Angela react to Simon’s view on religion?
  3. How does Simon behave the first time he participates in Christian charity work?
  4. Why does Simon want to break up with Angela?
  5. How do their parents react to their breaking up?
  6. When do Angela and Simon meet again?
  7. How does Simon rescue Angela?
  8. What happens when they arrive at the cottage?
  9. What kind of relationship do Angela and Simon have as adults?

Discussion

  1. Compare this story to the gospel for Christmas Day. Which similarities can you find?
  2. Who is born in a metaphorical way?
  3. As an adult Simon says that there are two Wise men the morning after Ellie has given birth. In the Bible there are three Wise men. Who might the third Wise man be in this story?
  4. In this story we meet different concepts of love. What kinds of love do you find in “Blizzard”?
  5. Angela and Simon have opposite views on religion. Is it true that there is a mutual attraction between opposites in a love relationship?
  6. How does the weather mirror the development of Angela and Simon’s relationship?

Essay

Choose one of the following assignments.

  1. What are the positive aspects of doing charity work?
  2. What are the most important factors in young people’s personal development?
  3. Is religion important to people in the beginning of the 21st century?

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