Essay Topic 1
Madeleine dreams of many fantastical people. How is each character unique in their own way? What purpose do the characters serve throughout the story? How would the story be different if all of the characters in it were normal and not fantastic in some way? Be sure the provide examples to support your opinions.
Essay Topic 2
Religion plays a large role throughout the story. Madeleine is portrayed as a girl who idolizes her favorite saint, Saint Michel. She likes to think of herself as being akin to him. When the widow tells her that she is more like the Abbott than Saint Michel, she becomes angry. Write an essay explaining who Madeleine is more like, the Abbott or Saint Michel. Why? Was the widow correct in her opinion of Madeleine? What events or actions does Madeleine take that makes her more like one or the other...
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