Essay Topic 1
Summarize the "Snow White" fairy tale. Discuss which elements of the fairy tale Maguire incorporates into his novel as well the effectiveness of these elements in the story.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret the imagery in the novel "Mirror, Mirror". What are some examples of imagery in the novel and what is the meaning behind them?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the different archetypes present in the novel. Are these archetypes commonly found in fairy tales?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the motif of jealousy. Who is jealous of whom and why? What does this jealousy lead the character(s) to do?
Essay Topic 5
Discuss the author of the novel, Gregory Maguire. What other works has he received recognition for? Is his work usually similarly-themed? Does he always write in the same genre?
Essay Topic 6
Analyze and interpret the character Bianca. What are her defining character traits? Discuss her relationships...
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