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. Describe Vernon as the story opens. How does he change over the course of the story? Why does he change?
2. Who is Maxine? What is her role in the story? How does she impact Vernon's life? How does Vernon impact hers?
3. Describe Ronald. What does Vernon think of Ronald as the story opens? How does his opinion of Ronald change? Why does his opinion change?
4. Who is Miss Annie? What kind of person is she? Why is she important to the story? What is her impact on Vernon?
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