Essay Topic 1
Dreams are detailed in several chapters of this work; two particularly long ones are in chapter 1 and chapter 47. Answer the following questions in a well-developed essay using examples from the book as well as personal experience:
1. Describe several symbols in the dreams and their meaning.
2. What do you think is the purpose of using dreams in this novel?
3. How effective are the dreams at explaining the interior landscape of ThÃ©rÃ¨se and LÃ©onie, since each character dreams one of the two significant dreams.
4. Do you find that dreams contribute to the meaning of this work? What about other literature or film that has one or more dream scenes?
Essay Topic 2
There are two sides to the Martin house. One side is proper and presentable, and the other is full of darkness and threatening secrets. Choose one of the following questions and write a well-developed...
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