Essay Topic 1
How did Olivia deal with Malcolm's betrayal when he impregnated Alicia? How had she found the perfect solution that would allow everyone to save face and yet allow herself to remain in complete control of everyone? What events precipitated these actions?
Essay Topic 2
Malcolm makes every effort to ensure that Corinne never goes without, yet ignores both of his sons. Discuss why this might be. How does Malcolm view Corinne? In what way does he make allowances for her that he didn't make for Mal and Joel? How does she repay this favoritism?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Olivia's pleasure in pulling the strings when she sends Alicia away to give birth. What about this suggests that Olivia has issues with her ego? Explain Olivia's psychological temperament that inspires her to derive pleasure at denying pleasure to others.
Essay Topic 4
Although Malcolm doesn't love Olivia, he marries her...
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