Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Truman and the woman are similar in many ways but they do have some distinguishable differences. Compare and contrast the two characters in detail. Explain their relationship and how they each affect the other characters in the book.
2. The majority of A Christmas Memory takes place during Christmas time. Discuss the ways that Truman Capote brings out the themes of Christmas throughout his book.
3. Truman Capote does a good job in explaining and describing many objects in the story. Capote describes each piece of money from the bead purse...
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