Essay Topic 1
Do you think Magrat is petulant? Why or why not? How does her petulance or lack of it impact her relationships with the other characters?
Essay Topic 2
How does Pratchett depict multiple fantasy in the book? How does it differ from other styles of fantasy? Do you think that Pratchett's version of magic is effective? In what way has he changed the idea of true magic to suit the story?
Essay Topic 3
Choose a character and examine their lives at the start of the book. Compare this to how they have changed by the end of the story. What motivates these changes?
Essay Topic 4
The story is written in the third person in mainly a chronological order with occasional flashbacks or character anecdotes to flesh out the past. Why do you think Pratchett chose to write the story this way? How do you think the story...
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