Clarissa Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Although the form of an epistolary novel (a novel written in letters) is fairly unusual today, it was one of the most common ways for early novels to be written. Discuss the use of the epistolary form in "Clarissa." Discuss (a) the way letters are used to develop characterization, (b) the way epistolary form allows the author to create suspense, and (c) the way epistolary form allows readers to relate to characters.

Although the form of an epistolary novel (a novel written in letters) is fairly unusual today, it was one of the most common ways for early novels to be written. Discuss the use of the epistolary form in "Clarissa." Discuss (a) the way letters are used to develop characterization, (b) the way epistolary form allows the author to create suspense, and (c) the way epistolary form allows readers to relate to characters.

Clarissa writes constantly in this novel. What relationship does the act of writing have to Clarissa's identity? Discuss at least two moments in the novel when Clarissa's writing habit is commented on by herself or by someone else. Why is Clarissa so addicted to writing, and what effect does this have on the response of the reader to this character?

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