On Beauty and Being Just Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Elaine Scarry
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How were your thoughts on beauty changed while reading this book, and why?

Essay Topic 2

What does Scarry say about beauty's effect on society? What are your feelings on this?

Essay Topic 3

What are some of the limitations of beauty according to this book, and what examples of these can you see in every day life?

Essay Topic 4

How did Scarry incorporate personification into this book, and what effect did this have on the tone of it?

Essay Topic 5

How did the selection of quotes chosen by Scarry work together to make this book effective and significant?

Essay Topic 6

What were the four examples Scarry used to claim that beauty causes no harm, and how were they used?

Essay Topic 7

Where does vulnerability fit in with beauty and the admiration of it, according to Scarry? What are your thoughts on this thesis?

Essay Topic 8

How do...

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