Essay Topic 1
From the title of the novel to hints in Miranda’s diaries, foreshadowing is used in the novel. How is foreshadowing used in the novel, and how does it affect the plot?
Essay Topic 2
People have different reactions to life after the asteroid hits. How do various people, especially those in Miranda’s family, react to the crisis? What do their reactions reveal about them and their ability to survive?
Essay Topic 3
Miranda tells the story in the novel from diary entries. Analyze the author’s choice to tell the story from Miranda’s point of view and from diary entries. How does viewing the events from Miranda’s point of view affect the plot?
Essay Topic 4
Both Miranda and her mother become angry as conditions deteriorate. What emotions are covered by the anger that Miranda and her mother are feeling? How does the anger affect...
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