The Little Foxes Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The Little Foxes has been labeled as a melodrama and as a well-made play. How do those two categories differ and what are their similarities? Which category best fits The Little Foxes and why?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the differences in employee wages and work conditions between the North and the South in the late 1800s -early 1900s.

Essay Topic 3

Why were northern business men interested in developing industry in the South right after defeating the region in the Civil War? What term was used to describe such businessmen and how was the term derived?

Essay Topic 4

Discuss the irony in the use of the phrase "bad heart" to describe Horace's ailment. Was his heart bad in a way other than physically? Who truly has a "bad heart" in the play?

Essay Topic 5

Discuss the industrialization of the New South. How did this affect the characters in...

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