Essay Topic 1
Describe the relationship between Flashman and his wife, Elspeth. Would you say that they have a strong relationship? Why or why not? Support your answer with quotes and passages from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Why do you think Flashman is so humble about his past successes? Do you think his success were merely by accident, as he states, or does Flashman have underlying characteristics which make him successful in his ventures? Support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Describe how social standing and social climbing are at work in this book. How does it affect the characters?
Essay Topic 4
History is often written in the eye of the beholder. The battles shown here in Flashman at the Charge are real historical events, even though Flashman himself was not a real person. Pick one of the major battles in the novel, research its real-life equivalent, and compare and contrast...
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