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. The characters of Dysart and Alan are opposites, and yet similar at the same time. Their two stories make up the play of "Equus."
Part 1: Compare the similarities between Dysart and Alan. How are these two characters alike?
Part 2: Contrast Dysart and Alan. How are these two characters not alike?
Part 3: Do you think Dysart and Alan are more alike or more different? Explain your answer.
2. The act of blinding the horses is not only horrifying, but also confusing in relation to Alan's love of the horses.
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