Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characters of Esk and Granny.
Part 1) What is their relationship? How do they co-exist and how do they interact? What is similar about them and what is different?
Part 2) What are some events that Esk has a direct influence upon? What are some events that Granny had a direct influence upon?
Part 3) Which character offers support to the group? Which one is stronger and why?
Essay Topic 2
Gender is an issue that is frequently debated, discussed, and described in this book. How is gender portrayed through the characters of Esk, Granny, Cutangle, Mr. Treatle, Simon, and Mrs. Whitlow? What stereotypes or cultural or societal views are reinforced, questioned, or rejected? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
"Equal Rites" by Terry Pratchett is a comic fantasy. Describe what elements of fantasy are revealed in the book. Is the book geared towards adults? Why? Describe.
Essay Topic 4
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