Essay Topic 1
How is the theme of lust displayed in Plum Island? Use at least three textual examples to show what commentary DeMille is making about this theme.
Essay Topic 2
In Plum Island, John Corey serves as an archetypal hero character. Using specific examples from the text, identify how DeMille connotes the Hero archetype. Is it an effective connotation? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In Plum Island, a lot of focus is given to the issues of right versus wrong. Using specific characters and situations, discuss how DeMille highlights this dichotomy and specifically how the idea of right versus wrong relates to legal versus illegal.
Essay Topic 4
In Plum Island, in many ways regarding their personality and method of doing things, Beth serves as the character foil to John Coery. Use specific examples from the book to illustrate how their characterizations are in antithesis to each other...
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