Essay Topic 1
Describe the overall setting for the book. Why does McNaught use the setting she does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of women in business in the late-20th century when the women in the novel are living their lives. What precedents do they feel compelled to follow? What restrictions do the have? What freedoms did they enjoy that 19th-century women did not have?
Essay Topic 3
Seduction takes on an almost human persona in this story. What is this literary technique called? Cite examples that support this position.
Essay Topic 4
Explain the significance of the book's title. What did the author mean by calling the book DOUBLE STANDARDS? Cite an example to support your answer.
Essay Topic 5
Create a brief character study of Nick. What...
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