Six Plays Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Florence Henrietta Darwin
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the characterization of women that author Hellman uses in each of the six plays. How does the vividness of the lead female characters compare to that of the male characters?

Essay Topic 2

Change is a big part of literature, whether it's a short story, a novel, or a play. Always, a character must change. Explain why this is necessary, giving examples from Lillian Hellman's "Six Plays" to support your statements.

Essay Topic 3

Explain how the setting in terms of the era of "The Children's Hour" shows the theme of the play.

Essay Topic 4

Dialogue is the central way in which readers or views learn about characters. Choose a passage from "The Children's Hour" and explain how it helped you better understand a specific character.

Essay Topic 5

Compare the social issues present in "Six Plays by Lillian Hellman."

Essay Topic 6

Julie in "Days to Come" is...

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