Jerusalem Inn Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Martha Grimes
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss how the Helen Minton murder scene 1) sets the tone for the rest of the novel and 2) introduces at least three key facts about Helen that are important throughout the rest of the text. Make sure to use direct quotations and evidence from the text to support your thesis.

Essay Topic 2

Describe at least three things that Grimes is able to do with the character of Helen because she is a woman AND at least three things she is *not* able to do with her because she is a woman.

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast Jury and Melrose, making sure to use direct evidence and examples from the text to support your thesis.

Essay Topic 4

Describe at least four features of Lady St. Leger, how those features fulfill the traditional, literary requirements of a villain.

Essay Topic 5

Analyze at least three different literary techniques Grimes uses...

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