Essay Topic 1
Racism is an ongoing theme at the root of Evelyn's story. Write an essay describing what Jim Crow laws are. Include at least one example of how those laws affected Evelyn's family, specifically in the South during the 1940s.
Essay Topic 2
Evelyn describes her sister Ruby as having anxiety. Write an essay explaining what anxiety is and how it manifests in different people. Include examples from the book showing both of the sisters' temperaments.
Essay Topic 3
This novel is told from third-person point of view. When an essay explaining the difference between third-person limited and third-person omniscient writing. Why do you think the author chose one over the other?
Essay Topic 4
World War II is going on during the first section of this novel. Write an essay citing examples from the text regarding different characters' opinions of Black Americans in the war efforts. Provide a quote...
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