Phoenix Rising Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Setting is important in any story, but in this one it is what drives the story. Answer the following questions in a well-developed essay using specific examples and details:

1. What is the setting of the story?

2. Why is the setting so critical to the plot?

3. Do you or would you live near to a nuclear power plant? Why or why not?

4. Could this setting have been anyplace where there was a nuclear power plant? In other words, is that fact the only critical aspect to the setting?

Essay Topic 2

At the opening to the story, we are immediately introduced to the main character, Nyle, her best friend, Muncie, and a minor antagonist character, Ripley Powers. Choose one of the following questions and write a well-developed essay using specific examples and details:

1. Thoroughly describe and analyze Ripley Powers and his role in the book--using examples from the...

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