Essay Topic 1
Mamah used the word "dogged" to describe how Edwin often got his way. How did Edwin use persistence to court Mamah and to get a new home?
Essay Topic 2
In Chapter 4, Mamah and Frank resume their relationship. How did Frank and Mamah meet and what led to their interest in one another?
Essay Topic 3
Frank and Mamah attempt to keep their relationship a secret. What lengths do they go to to keep the relationship a secret and how successful are their efforts?
Essay Topic 4
Catherine refuses to give Frank a divorce when she learns about the affair. Why does Catherine refuse, and what does she ask for in return?
Essay Topic 5
Lizzie has never married. Why hasn't Lizzie ever married?
Essay Topic 6
Mamah never thought that Mattie should have married Alden. Why didn't Mamah think Mattie should have married Alden, and why does Mamah change her...
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