Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on Benny as an Unlikely Heroine. (1) Define her strengths and weaknesses. (2) Explain why you think
Maeve Binchy chose a girl like Benny to be the central character of the novel. (3) How do you see Benny as the epitome of a good friend? (4) Discuss Benny as
an overprotected young lady who acquiesces to her parents' rules.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typed, double-spaced pages on Self Esteem. Your essay should be in two parts. First discuss how too much self esteem as in the case of Nan, can lead to disaster. The second part of the essay should focus on too little self esteem, like Benny, and how that causes insecurity and pain. Conclude the essay with a summary that recommends moderation in how one sees oneself.
Essay Topic 3
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