Essay Topic 1
Discuss the genre of fantasy fiction, and the biography and works of the author. What recognition has Murphy received for her novels?
Essay Topic 2
Identify and analyze the narrative voice of "Bird". In what person and tense is the story related? What is the tense?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Miranda as the protagonist of the novel. What heroic or noble characteristics does Miranda exhibit in the novel's beginning?
Essay Topic 4
Describe and analyze the setting of the novel. Where is Lake Champlain and where is the Manor situated on the lake?
Essay Topic 5
Describe and discuss the character of Wysteria in the novel. How does Miranda feel about her "captor"?
Essay Topic 6
Define and discuss the symbolism, character objectives, and tone in Chapter 3. What is Miranda's central objective in the story at this point?
Essay Topic 7
Discuss the setting of the Captain's study and analyze the character...
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