Essay Topic 1
The introduction of young love in this story seems to create an idyllic scene for the start of the story.
Part 1: Why do you think teenage love is often the focus of books and stories?
Part 2: Why do you think teenage love and adult love are different? Or aren't they? Why?
Part 3: How do you think the story might be different if the main characters were adults instead of teens?
Essay Topic 2
The relationship between Gail and Mrs. Osburne sounds like any other relationship a teenager might have with his/her parent.
Part 1: Why do you think teens have such a difficult time getting along with their parents?
Part 2: Why do you think teenage girls and their mothers tend to have more difficulties in their relationship?
Part 3: Do you think Gail and Mrs. Osburne are being reasonable in their conversation with each other? Why or why...
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