Essay Topic 1
Black Beauty learns many valuable lessons throughout the novel. What are some lessons he learned? Who did he learn them from? Which lesson do you feel is the most valuable, and why?
Essay Topic 2
Death appears in Black Beauty’s story many times. What are three examples of death from Black Beauty, and what might the author’s purpose have been for including those deaths?
Essay Topic 3
Black Beauty experienced a variety of masters. What are some things he learned from different masters? Did he learn more from his kind masters or his mean ones? Which master do you think Black Beauty liked the most?
Essay Topic 4
Black Beauty is a story told from a horse’s perspective. What are the challenges for an author of having the story told from having a horse’s perspective? What are the challenges for a reader?
Essay Topic 5
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